Two Injured Near Hurst After Vehicle Loses Control on IL 149

HURST – Two people are recovering following a one-vehicle accident in Franklin County early Sunday morning.

According to Illinois State Police, 27-year-old Travis Minton of Herrin was driving his car south on Illinois 149 at St. Louis Lane north of Hurst when he lost control, left the roadway and overturned.

Minton and his passenger, 25-year-old Morgan P. Hewlett of West Frankfort, were both taken by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other details are currently available.