Brookport mayor flown to Evansville after two car crash


Web Editor - Nick Miller

BROOKPORT, Ill. - The mayor of Brookport, Illinois, has been involved in a two car collision and has been airlifted to Evansville, Indiana, for his injuries.

It happened on the 7800 block of Purcell. No information about how the crash happened could be confirmed at this time.

The mayor,  John Klaffer, was flown to an Evansville hospital to be treated for his injuries. Brookport Alderman John Call said a list of injuries include broken legs, arms, a wrist, his back, and a fractured neck.

The Brookport Council will be holding a meeting tomorrow to vote for an interim mayor. This will take place at 5:00 p.m. at the Brookport Council Chambers.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.