A Waterloo man was seriously injured Monday night after police said he tried to flee from a one-car accident at the ramp to westbound Interstate 255 from Illinois 3.
According to police reports, Thomas Falk, 21, crashed into the guard rail on the ramp.
After the wreck, Falk is believed to have tried to flee the scene on foot. He jumped over a guard rail and fell nearly 50 feet to railroad tracks below.
Falk was airlifted to a hospital in St. Louis. No additional information about his condition was available.