Two Crashes w/Injuries in Effingham Thursday

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Published on December 14 2012 8:11 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Two crashes involving injuries occurred in Effingham Thursday evening.

City police report one crash happened just before 6pm at Temple and 3rd.  A vehicle driven by 66-year-old Caroline Gibson of Effingham rear-ended a vehicle driven by 58-year-old Jon Sills of Effingham.  A passenger in Sills' vehicle, 14-year-old Ashley Sills of Effingham, was injured but refused treatment.  No tickets were issued.

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The other crash occurred shortly before 8pm at Fayette and 3rd.  Police say an unknown vehicle struck a vehicle by 21-year-old Heather Colclasure of Effingham, causing Colclasure's vehicle to hit the curb, bounce back into the unknown vehicle, and then get pushed into a traffic signal post.  Colclasure was injured and was taken by private vehicle for treatment at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.  No tickets have been issued.