Effingham Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident


Published on August 12 2016 12:17 pm
Last Updated on August 12 2016 12:17 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

An Effingham man was injured Friday morning in a motorcycle accident.

Effingham County Sheriff's Department reports the crash occurred at 9:15am at 11050 E. 1260th Avenue in the northwest part of the county.

Deputies say 60-year-old Daniel Hoffman of Effingham was driving downhill and lost control of his cycle on a rock driveway. Hoffman was thrown off the cycle and was injured. He was taken to HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, and then was airlifted to Carle Hospital in Urbana.

No citations were issued.