(KMOV)-- Two men are hospitalized after an accident on Route 111 at Gun Club Road in Macoupin County late Monday morning.
Authorities said one tractor trailer was slowing down because of a pickup turning left on to Gun Club Road. A second tractor trailer was unable to slow down and struck the rear of the first tractor trailer.
The second tractor trailer left the roadway on the left and came to a final rest on it's right side.
Both drivers were taken to a local hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the second tractor trailer was charged with failed to reduce speed to avoid an accident.