Man in serious condition after ATV crash


WATSON, Ill. (WAND)- An Effingham County man was in serious condition Sunday morning after an ATV crash Saturday afternoon, according to staff at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Drew Meyers, 26, was driving an ATV northbound on Funkhouser Road around 4:19 p.m. when he lost control on a gravel shoulder, according to Illinois State Police. The ATV overturned, and Meyers and a passenger were thrown from the ATV onto the roadway, according to police.   

Crews airlifted Drew Meyers to Carle Foundation Hospital for treatment; he was also ticketed for careless operation of an ATV and improper lane usage.

Police identified the passenger as Leandra Meyers, 28, of Watson, but gave no additional information about her condition.

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