Effingham Man Injured in Early Sunday Morning Crash


Published on September 16 2013 9:39 am
Last Updated on September 16 2013 9:39 am
Written by Greg Sapp

An Effingham man was injured in an early Sunday morning crash on I-70 eastbound, four miles east of Altamont.

The crash was reported at 3:31am and involved a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Travis Tipsword of Effingham.  State police say Tipsword's car ran off the roadway into the median and overturned.

Tipsword was injured and was taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham for treatment.  He was cited for DUI and several other counts including illegal transportation of liquor, no insurance, improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid the crash.