Two Crashes w/Injuries in City Wednesday

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Published on June 13 2013 3:31 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Two crashes involving injuries occurred Wednesday in Effingham.

One crash took place just before 9am at Temple and Merchant.  City police say a vehicle driven by 85-year-old Leonard Greuel of Effingham struck a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Lauren Schmidt of Effingham.

Schmidt was injured and was taken by ambulance to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.  Greuel was cited for failure to yield.

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The other crash was a rear-end incident where a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Troy Gaddis of Effingham struck a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Natalie Miller of Effingham.  The crash occurred at 1910 South Banker at 2:17pm.  Miller was injured, but refused treatment.  No citations were issued.