Driver airlifted to local St. Louis Hospital after crash in Swansea
SWANSEA, Ill. – One man airlifted to a St. Louis Hospital after an accident in Swansea, Illinois.
According to police, the driver lost control of his car around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday off old Collinsville road.
Reports say the car went about 25 feet down an embankment.
A medical helicopter was called to the scene and used a nearby restaurant parking lot as a landing zone.
It took rescuers 20 minutes to free the driver from the vehicle. The victim was then airlifted to a St. Louis Hospital.
No word on his condition at this time.