WEST FRANKFORT, IL (KFVS) - A man faces charges after another man was battered in a driveway in West Frankfort, according to police.
William Van Zandt, 38, is charged with aggravated battery.
West Frankfort police responded to a report of someone being "battered" in the 2000 block of East Elm Street on September 1.
Officers found a man bleeding and lying in the driveway. Paramedics found Joshua Marvel, 38, suffering from head trauma. He was taken to Herrin Hospital and flown to Saint Louis University.
The woman who reported it told police she was visiting with her ex-boyfriend when a friend pulled up and got out of his car. The woman told police the ex-boyfriend approached the friend and struck him, knocking him down. Then says the man kept punching and kicking the man on the ground.
When the woman called 911, she told police the ex-boyfriend left the scene.