Peoria Man Injured In Montgomery County Crash


Illinois State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash on I-55 in Montgomery County.

A Ford passenger car was southbound on I-55 at mile post 67 just before 1:00 p.m. Thursday when the vehicle left the roadway and struck the end of the guardrail. The driver, 38 year old Christopher Bigger of Peoria, was transported to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield by Arch Helicopter.

Both lanes of traffic were closed for approximately 30 minutes Thursday afternoon for ARCH to land and take off.

No citations have been issued at this time pending the investigation of the crash.

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