Driver injured after he crashed into Murphysboro house, overturned | News
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The Murphysboro Police Department responded to a call Wednesday, December 12 around 8:36 a.m. about a vehicle that hit a house and overturned.
When police, the Murphysboro Fire Department and members of the Jackson County Ambulance Service were dispatched to 402 Lucier Street, they found a vehicle on its side in the yard and in the house. Police say the driver, Dennis R. McCoy, 59, was found to be still trapped in the vehicle.
Firemen from MFD and others helped in getting McCoy from the vehicle. McCoy was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Murphysboro to be treated for minor injuries sustained during the incident.
Officers investigating the incident believe a medical condition played a role in the accident. They say there was major damage to both the home and the vehicle involved. The home was unoccupied at the time.
McCoy was issued a citation for operating uninsured vehicle.
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