A man from Staunton is in the hospital after a motorcycle accident on Saturday evening at 8:03 PM. 35-year-old Benjamin Schwandner was traveling eastbound on East Olive Street just west of Williams Street in Staunton in Macoupin County at a high rate of speed when Schwandner lost control causing the motorcycle to roll several times.
The driver was ejected from the bike and was not wearing a helmet. Schwandner was airlifted to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. ISP District 18 is still investigating the crash.