Murphysboro Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident in Perry Co.

Murphysboro Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident in Perry Co.

Murphysboro – A Murphysboro man is recovering after a wreck this morning in Perry Co. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened when a vehicle being driven by Dennis Garner was headed northbound on US 51 at Greens Market Road was unable to avoid contact with an eastbound semi that had failed to stop at a stop-sign on Greens Market Road. The accident pushed both vehicles onto the south shoulder of Illinois Route 14. Garner was taken via ambulance to a local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the semi, Samuel Shivley of Kansas City, MO was uninjured. Shively is being charged with disobeying a stop sign.

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