HENRY — John B. Wagner, 56, of Streator was in critical condition at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria after he crashed a car at about 2 a.m. Tuesday on Route 26 just south of Route 18 near Henry, according to Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.
Wagner was driving north on Tax School Road, failed to stop at a stop sign at Route 26, went through the intersection and across the highway and crashed into some trees and a ditch. Emergency crews extricated Wagner from the vehicle and flew him to St. Francis.
Wagner was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and other traffic offenses, according to the report.
Henry police, fire, ambulance and Lacon-Sparland ambulance assisted the sheriff’s department.