Crashes w/Injuries Over the Weekend

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Published on May 14 2012 2:06 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

City police handled three crashes over the weekend involving injuries.

One person was injured in a crash at 6:36pm Friday on North 3rd Street at the interstate onramp.  Police say a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Margaret Armstrong of O'Fallon turned into the path of, and was struck by, a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Tashawna Morrison of Shumway.  Armstrong was injured but refused treatment.  Police cited Armstrong for failure to yield.

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Two vehicles collided just after noon Sunday at Keller Drive and Evergreen Avenue.  Police say 25-year-old Joseph Etcheson of Vandalia entered the intersection and was struck by a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Harold Rhyne of Denison, Texas.  Etcheson was injured and was taken by ambulance to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.  Etcheson was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.

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A rear-end collision occurred at 8pm Sunday north of the intersection of Keller Drive and Evergreen Avenue.  Police say a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Joey Tieffel of Effingham rear-ended a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Darin Greuel of Effingham.  Greuel was injured and was taken by private vehicle to St. Anthony's.  No citations were issued.