Two Teens Recovering After Single Vehicle Crash in Jackson Co.

Two Teens Recovering After Single Vehicle Crash in Jackson Co.

Jackson  Co. – Two teens are recovering after a crash yesterday afternoon in Jackson Co. According to the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office the accident happened on Lake Road near Logan Run in Murphysboro when the driver failed to negotiate a turn, causing them to lose control of the vehicle and hit several trees before the vehicle overturned and caught fire. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle but the driver was trapped inside. A deputy quick to the scene was able to contain the fire to just the engine compartment. Both teens were transported to local hospitals, where the passenger was eventually transferred to a St. Louis hospital. The crash remains under investigation.