No Injuries in Crash North of Effingham


Published on December 17 2012 11:32 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

No one was injured in a rollover crash Saturday morning north of Effingham.

Teutopolis firefighters were called at 9:53am to the crash scene on 1800th Avenue at 1630th Street.  Firefighters learned that a utility vehicle was traveling on 1800th Avenue on the overpass over I-57 when it met an oncoming car.  The driver of the utility vehicle swerved to miss the oncoming vehicle, hitting a guardrail and then rolling over numerous times. 

The female driver of the utility vehicle was able to walk away from the crash with no injuries.  Teutopolis firefighters cleared the scene at 10:28am.  The Effingham County Sheriff's Department is investigating the crash.

A small section of 1800th Avenue was closed to through traffic for about an hour while emergency crews removed the vehicle from the roadway.