Williamson County Wreck Leaves One Dead and Several Others Injured

A Marion man is dead and 4 others injured after a wreck at the intersection of Illinois 13 and Samuel Road in Williamson County yesterday afternoon. According to a State Police Accident Report, the accident happened when a vehicle crossing from Samuel Street onto Route 13 pulled into the path of an SUV, causing the SUV to T-Bone the other vehicle. The passenger of the t-boned vehicle, David Lyerla of Marion was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were airlifted to regional hospitals, including a 3-month old baby. The other two injured were taken to local hospitals via ambulance with severe injuries. The accident closed traffic for nearly 4 hours on 13 while crews cleaned up debris. The crash remains under investigation.