Farina Woman Injured, Charged After Crash Near Altamont

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Published on August 1 2012 6:22 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A Farina woman was injured in a Tuesday morning crash near Altamont, but also faces a series of charges stemming from the crash.

State police say a SUV driven by 31-year-old Leah Sachan ran off southbound Illinois 128, four miles northwest of Altamont, at 4:51am.  The vehicle struck a culvert and then rolled over several times.

Sachan was injured and was taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham for treatment.  Sachan was also cited for DUI alcohol and drugs, possession of controlled substance, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance and improper lane usage.