Monday Night Crash Injures Effingham Man


Published on January 14 2020 10:29 am
Last Updated on January 14 2020 10:29 am
Written by Greg Sapp

A crash late Monday night resulted in injuries to an Effingham man.

The crash occurred at 11:30pm along US Highway 40 in Jackson Township near Keptown. Effingham County Sheriff's Department reports 23-year-old Anthony Fisher of Effingham lost control of the vehicle he was driving. The vehicle ran off the left side of the highway, went into the ditch and struck a tree.

Fisher was taken to HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham. 

Fisher was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid the crash and distracted driving.