I-57 Rollover Accident Injures Mattoon Man Monday

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Published on October 23 2012 12:35 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Illinois State Police investigated an accident that occurred Monday at 11:58 a.m. on I-57 northbound at mile marker 167, approximately five miles north of Effingham.

David P. Harl, 65, of Mattoon was traveling northbound when the car he was driving exited the roadway to the west side of the road, hit a tree, rolled over and landed on its top. Harl was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by the Effingham Fire Department.

Harl was cited for failure to wear a seatbelt and improper lane usage. He was transported to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries.