In Franklin County, a man is seriously injured after a crash at a rest stop off I-57.
The crash happened around 1 a.m. Thursday near Sesser. Police say 56-year-old Donald Ashworth was traveling at a high rate of speed and struck a parked semi-trailer. Police say they suspect Ashworth was intoxicated and not wearing his seatbelt at the time.
He was flown to a St. Louis Hospital for life-threating injuries. The driver of the trailer was asleep in his truck at the time, he was not injured.