Driver airlifted after Fayette Co. crash


FAYETTE COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - One person was airlifted following a one vehicle crash in Fayette County.

Emergency crews were called to Fayette County Rd. 1200E just south of County Road 1900 N. Sunday afternoon.

22-year-old Eric Gurtner of Brownstown lost control of his vehicle, left the road on the right hand side, and crossed the ditch.

When it struck an embankment, it went airborne and ejected Gurtner.

The car flipped over and came to rest on a pasture fence.

Gurtner was flown to HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

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