(OLNEY) The investigation is continuing into a single vehicle crash that occurred early yesterday (2/4/18) morning on the Illinois Route 130 bridge near the Mt. Gilead Lane intersection, north of Olney. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office reports 25 year old Matthew Horn of Effingham was traveling on Route 130 when the accident occurred at around 2:38 early Sunday morning, involving an un-described stolen vehicle out of Jasper County. Horn is currently in custody at the Richland County Jail in Olney, held on an initial charge of DUI. The Richland County investigation continues with assistance from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office in Newton.
(NEWTON) The investigation continues into a single vehicle wreck that occurred yesterday (2/54/18) afternoon on Interstate 70 east of Effingham. The State Police report 27 year old Brett Deters of Montrose was traveling near the I-57/I-70 split when he lost control of his pickup truck and it ran off the snowy pavement, struck a ditch, and overturned. A passenger, 26 Molly Webb of Effingham, was taken to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham. The driver and another passenger, 26 year old Taylor Davis of Effingham, were not injured. Deters was ticketed for improper lane usage. Webb was ticketed for failure to wear a seat belt.