Illinois State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 55 Thursday at 9:13 AM. A Honda CRV was traveling northbound on 55 near milepost 28 when for unknown reasons, the driver lost control and left the roadway into the median.
The driver, a 24 year old male, and the passenger, a 25 year old female, have not been identified. Both are from Missouri.
The vehicle overturned several times and the driver and passenger were both ejected. The female passenger was trapped under the vehicle. A tow truck lifted the CRV and first responders were able to tend to her injuries.
The driver and passenger were both airlifted to area hospitals with serious injuries.