Hoyleton man airlifted from Sunday one-car accident

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A Sunday morning accident in Washington County sent a 31-year-old Hoyleton man to a St. Louis hospital, after he was airlifted from the scene of a one-car accident.
According to the Illinois State Police, around 9 a.m. Sunday, Brandon Szopinski was westbound on Illinois Route 177, when his 2012 Dodge Journey apparently went off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and landed in a field approximately 100 yards away.
Szopinski was airlifted from the scene by ARCH Air Medical Service to St.Louis University Hospital for treatment of injuries.

He was cited for improper lane usage and failure to wear a seatbelt.