Crash on U.S. 67 stalls traffic

A Leadington man is injured in a crash on U.S. 67 Friday afternoon. 

A local man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 67 in Leadington on Friday afternoon.

According to the Leadington Police Department, witnesses said that just before 12:45 p.m. David Taylor, 68, of Leadington, was driving a Chrysler 300 southbound when he swerved over to the left side of the road and then went off the right side of the road. The vehicle traveled up an embankment and overturned, landing on its top. 

He was extricated from the vehicle by the Park Hills Fire Department and Leadington Fire Department. He was transported by St. Francois County Ambulance District to Mercy Hospital South.

The Park Hills Police Department also assisted with the crash.

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