St. Elmo Couple Injured in ATV Accident


Published on August 12 2018 6:40 am
Last Updated on August 12 2018 6:40 am
Written by Matt Robinson

Darrin L. Wright and Cheryl K. Wright, both 49 of St. Elmo was traveling north at 7:31 Saturday evening on Fayette County Road 1700 East just south of Fayette County Road 2660 North, approximately 8 miles north of Brownstown.  A deer ran onto the road and struck the front on the ATV causing it to overturn on the edge of the road and eject both riders.  

Both Darrin and Cheryl Wright were injured and transported by Air Evac to St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Darrin Wright was charged with Operation of a Non-Highway Vehicle on a Road.