Teen hospitalized after fall at Ferne Clyffe State Park


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ill. - A teenager is in a St. Louis hospital after falling from the waterfall at Ferne Clyffe State Park in southern Illinois.

The Johnson County Sheriff says a 16-year-old male fell from the waterfall. The teen was flown to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis.

The Illinois Conservation Office says the teen suffered a broken arm, broken leg and injuries to his ribs.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.