Carbondale Man Injured in Accident South of Effingham


Published on July 8 2012 8:29 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Courtney Koester

A Carbondale man was injured Saturday afternoon in an accident on Interstate 57 six miles south of Effingham. Illinois State Police report that the accident occured when a vehicle driven by Desze Adams, 20 of Carbondale, traveling north bound on I-57, attempted to make a lane change and struck a vehicle travelling in the right lane. Adams' vehicle overturned several times before coming to rest in a field.

Adams, and the passenger in his vehicle, Christopher King were treated for injuries at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.

The second vehicle left the scene of the accident and has not yet been located.