Kentucky Driver Injured After Overturning Semi on I-64 in Wayne County

BARNHILL TOWNSHIP – A Kentucky semi driver was injured in a single-vehicle crash early Friday morning in Wayne County.

According to Illinois State Police (ISP), 63-year-old Larry M. Vaughn of Louisville was was airlifted to a regional hospital with serious injuries after overturning his semi with a trailer east on I-64 at milepost 115 after leaving the roadway to the right around 2:15 a.m. The semi came to rest, blocking both lanes of eastbound traffic. Vaughn was cited for improper lane use.

The eastbound lanes were shut down for six hours for cleanup and recovery. No further information will be released, according to ISP.