Man Accused Of Crashing Into Building In Downtown Marion

Marion, Ill. – A man from Marion faces reckless driving charges after allegedly crashing into a building in Marion’s town square.

40-year-old Jess Risley is accused of doing burnouts in his pickup truck at 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Police say he lost control and became wedged between a utility pole and the Little Egypt Arts Association building.

Risley was treated for minor injuries at Heartland Regional Medical Center. More charges could be filed.