Madison County fatal accident.
Madison County, IL (KSDK) - A 42-year-old Staunton, Illinois man died early Thursday morning after his car rolled down an embankment and flipped over.
According to Madison County Coroner Stephen Nonn, the accident occurred on Renken Road near Dustman Road in Omphghent Township. The victim, identified as Thomas Gueswelle, was driving his 2008 Buick Lucerne eastbound on Renken Road when the car left the roadway and went down the embankment.
Gueswelle was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:15 a.m., Nonn said. He died as a result of head and neck trauma.
Routine toxicology tests will be performed to detect the presence of alcohol or drugs.
Gueswelle was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.