Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash in Perry County Involving Semi

PERRY CO. – Two are recovering after being involved in a crash involving a car and semi Tuesday afternoon in Perry County.

According to Illinois State Police, 25-year-old Levi J. Gall of Willisville was driving north on Cutler-Trico Rd. while a semi driven by 71-year-old Bernard L. Carver of Ava was traveling east on Pyatt-Cutler Rd.

Gall failed to stop at the stop sign for the intersection of Pyatt-Cutler Rd. and entered Carver’s path. The front end of Gall’s car struck the left front corner of the semi. Both vehicles came to rest upright on the southeast corner of the intersection.

Gall suffered minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene. Carver suffered non-life threatening injuries and was flown by helicopter from the scene to a regional hospital for treatment.

The eastbound lane of Pyatt-Cutler Rd. was closed for two hours for crash investigation and scene clean-up.

Gall was cited for failure to stop at the stop intersection.