Update: Ashland driver seriously injured in crash near Prentice

By Gary Scott on February 2, 2016 at 7:00am

Update at 11:30 a.m.: the driver is listed in good condition at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

An Ashland driver reportedly suffered serious head injuries after an overnight accident in rural Morgan County.

According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, it happened on Literberry-Prentice Road just west of Prentice. Deputies say 28-year-Matthew Ervin was driving eastbound on the road, failed to negotiate a curve, and rolled the vehicle several times.

Ervin was transported to a hospital in Springfield. His condition wasn’t immediately available this morning.