Scooter Rider Injured in Crash in City


Published on July 8 2013 12:06 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

An Effingham teenager was injured in an accident involving a scooter Friday afternoon.

City police say a scooter operated by 19-year-old Tyler Koenig of Effingham ran off the roadway, struck a curb and overturned.

Koenig was injured and was taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Police cited Koenig on counts of DUI, illegal consumption of liquor by a minor, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and improper lane usage.

The incident occurred at 5:49pm Friday, south of the intersection of 4th Street and Austin Avenue.