Murphysboro collision injures five

A two car collision in Murphysboro sent five people to the hospital Saturday.

According to Murphysboro Police, 21 year old Austin Korando, of DeSoto, was driving westbound on Walnut Street when he failed to yield when making a left turn onto Williams Street, turning into the path of an oncoming vehicle driven by 42 year old Edna McNally of Creal Springs.

Both drivers, as well all three passengers in McNally’s vehicle, were taken to nearby St. Joseph’s hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.