Effingham Teenager Injured in Crash in Mason


Published on September 11 2013 11:08 am
Last Updated on September 11 2013 11:08 am
Written by Greg Sapp

An Effingham teenager was injured in a crash in Mason over the weekend.

The crash happened at 3:40am Saturday on Illinois 37 at East State Street.  State police say a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Jordyn Hartke of Effingham ran off the roadway to the left, rolled over and slid a distance.  A neighbor found the crash about 4:50am Saturday and notified authorities.

Hartke was injured and was taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham for treatment.

Hartke was cited for DUI, illegal possession of liquor by a minor, driving too fast for conditions, and not wearing a seat belt.