Driver Escapes Injury In Single Vehicle Crash

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12
WHAT:  Personal Injury Crash  
WHERE:   US Route 51 approx 4 miles north of Vandalia, Fayette Co   
WHEN:  May 8, 2018 @ 1:46 pm
VEHICLES:  Unit 1 – 2008 blue Ford passenger car        

DRIVER:  Unit 1 Driver – Gary Custard Age 75 Ramsey, IL    

TRANSPORTS: Driver #1 transported to Fayette County Hospital  
PRELIMINARY:   Preliminary investigative details indicate Unit #1, was traveling southbound on US 51 when it swerved to miss a deer and drove off the roadway to the east where it struck the ditch / embankment. 
CHARGES:   Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle
 All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law