Effingham Police Department Bureau of Patrol reported the following traffic crashes with injuries or tickets. Anyone ticketed is innocent until proven guilty through a court of law.
At 2:01 p.m. on March 19, a vehicle, driven by Stefan Syre, Nong Bau Lamphu Province, Thailand, sideswiped at vehicle, driven by Deborah K. Pike, 54, Effingham, at Jefferson Avenue and Henrietta Street. Syre was ticketed for improper lane usage.
A vehicle, driven by Joan C. Buerster, 67, Newton, struck a vehicle, driven by Kaleb D. Hankins, 22, Altamont, at 4:14 p.m., March 15, at Keller Drive and Thelma Keller Drive. Buerster was injured but refused treatment at the accident scene. Buerster was ticketed for failure to yield.