Two Crashes in City Over Weekend Involved Injuries

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Published on June 30 2014 3:13 pm
Last Updated on June 30 2014 3:13 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A pedestrian was injured when struck by a vehicle over the weekend.

The incident occurred at 8:42pm Saturday at Henrietta and Richland. City police say the pedestrian, 53-year-old Lawrence Luke of Effingham, walked into the roadway and was struck by a vehicle driven by 73-year-old Ronald Seiler of Effingham.

Luke was taken by private vehicle to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham for treatment. No citations were issued.

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The incident was one of two involving a trip to the hospital over the weekend.

The other incident occurred during the noon hour Sunday south of the intersection of St. Anthony and Banker. The crash occurred at 12:47pm when a vehicle driven by 45-year-old Gina Hardiek of Effingham sideswiped a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Ryan Foss of Effingham.

A passenger in Foss' vehicle, 36-year-old Sharon Davis of Effingham was taken to St. Anthony's for examination. No citations were issued.