The Aledo Police Department is investigating a single vehicle accident that occurred around one a.m. this morning on Illinois Rt. #94 at the south edge of Aledo. The vehicle left the roadway and was airborne and landed on the driver’s side.
An un-named 22-year old male driver had to be extricated out of the vehicle. The driver was transported to Genesis Hospital in Aledo and later transferred to OSF Peoria with serious injuries.
An Illinois State Police Reconstruction teams were called to the scene to aid the The Aledo Police Department who was also assisted by authorities from Mercer County, the Aledo Fire Department and AMT Ambulance.
The accident remains under investigation.