CARTERVILLE, Ill. — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accident on Herrin Road.
It happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday on Herrin Road just west of Laminack Road.
The sheriff’s office says a man was checking his mail when he accidentally stepped into traffic and was struck by a passing car. The man was taken to Herrin Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The driver of the car was not injured.
The accident is still under investigation.