Two Hannibal teens injured in New Year’s Eve crash on I-172

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FALL CREEK TOWNSHIP, Ill. – A one-vehicle crash near the Marblehead exit on I-172 sent two Hannibal teens to the hospital and stopped traffic on the highway for 90 minutes Sunday night.

At 6 p.m. Sunday, a Dodge truck driven by Carter L. Doran, 16, of Hannibal, was traveling northbound on 172 when the truck swerved and hit the concrete median barrier near Mile Marker 3. The truck then overturned.

There was one female passenger in the truck, Diamond L. Culp, 18, of Hannibal.

Crews arrived to extricate Doran from the truck. He was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis with major injuries. Culp was taken by Adams County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital with minor injuries.

Neither of the occupants were wearing seat belts.

Northbound traffic was stopped for 90 minutes while crews worked on extrication and stabilization of the victims.

According to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, the two were heading to Quincy to Scottie’s Fun Spot.

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