Update: Portuguese Hill Road accident sends one to hospital

By Jim McCabe on November 20 at 5:38pm

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A Jacksonville man remains in critical condition after a two-vehicle accident just northeast of the city limits Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at around 3:45 in the 1600 block of Portuguese Hill Road. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, 64-year-old David Marshall was pulling out of his driveway and was struck by another vehicle driven by 16-year-old Evan Wilson of Jacksonville.

Reports indicate Marshall was ejected from the vehicle.

Both vehicles sustained heavy front-end damage.

Marshall was taken to Passavant Area Hospital and transferred to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Evans was taken to Passavant for minor injuries. He’s been treated and released. A 17-year-old passenger in Evans’ vehicle was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.