Information from City Police on Two Crashes w/Injuries This Week


Published on July 10 2020 2:54 pm
Last Updated on July 10 2020 2:54 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Effingham city police Friday released information on two crashes resulting in injuries this week.

One crash occurred Tuesday at 6:43pm at 4th and Lawrence. Police report a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Sean Meyer of Effingham rear-ended a vehicle driven by 53-year-old Kelly Bingman of Effingham.

Bingman was injured, but refused treatment.

No citations were issued.


The other crash occurred Thursday at 12:20pm at 111 South Henrietta. Police report a vehicle driven by 66-year-old Leona Horath of Effingham turned into the path of, and was struck by, a vehicle driven by 54-year-old Karen Doty of Beecher City.

Both drivers were injured; Doty refused treatment, Horath was taken by ambulance to HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Horath was cited for failure to yield and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.