VALLEY CITY, Ill. — A Saturday morning crash in Pike County injured a Beardstown man.

Illinois State Police District 20 said a 2002 Honda CR-V driven by Armando Perez-Romero, 22, of Beardstown, was heading west on County Highway 2, just east of the intersection with 450th Street, at 8:09 a.m. when it left the road to the right, traveled into the ditch, struck a large culvert, continued across 450th Street and crashed into the stop sign pole.

Perez-Romero was taken to a local hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Perez-Romero was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper lane usage, no insurance and driving while license suspended.

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