I-57 Wreck in Franklin County Hospitalizes Two

A crash involving a semi and a car on Interstate 57 left two injured Friday night. State Police Accident reports say that a semi merged into vehicle being driven by Johnathan Blackmon at Mile Post 63 near West Frankfort, causing the vehicle to overturn. Blackmon and a passenger were both hospitalized, with Blackmon eventually being airlifted to a St. Louis area hospital for further treatment. His condition is not known at this time.