Effingham City Police Bureau of Patrol reported the following traffic crashes with injuries reported or tickets issued. Anyone ticketed is innocent until proven guilty through a court of law.
At 4:17 p.m. on Dec. 13. A vehicle, driven by Whitley M. McHugh, 19, of Dieterich, turned in the path and struck a vehicle, driven by Larry A. Schoenhoff, 35, St. Elmo, at Fayette Avenue and Third Street. McHugh was ticketed for failure to yield.
A vehicle, driven by Kayla M. Rogers, 24, Effingham, sideswiped a vehicle, driven by Jennifer L. Kabbes, 33, Effingham, at 12:08 p.m., Dec. 8, at Willow and Fayette. Rogers was ticketed for improper lane usage.
At 7:52 a.m., Dec. 8, a vehicle, driven by Ashley N. Holtz, 29, Edgewood, turn in the path of a vehicle, driven by Mary M. Willenborg, 74, Effingham, at Third Street and the Interstate 57 ramp. Holtz was injured and taken by ambulance for treatment at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. Holtz was later ticketed for disobeying a traffic control device.
A vehicle, driven by Carla M. Doll, 49, Neoga, struck a vehicle, driven by Oliver D. Gibson Jr., 74, Worden, at 12:47 p.m. Dec. 7 at Fayette and Henrietta. Doll was ticketed for failure to yield.
At 6:13 p.m. Dec. 6, a vehicle, driven by Isabella Munoz, 16, Effingham, rear-ended a vehicle, driven by Stacy L. Lee, 44, Neoga, at Third and the I-57 southbound and I-70 westbound ramp. Munoz was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
A vehicle, driven by Patrick K. Martelli, 23, Effingham, rear-ended a vehicle, driven by Teresa M. Hamilton, 37, Effingham, at 5:22 p.m. on Dec. 5 at Third and Evergreen. Hamilton was injured and refused treatment.