Effingham Police Department 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 6 p.m. on Jan. 8, a vehicle, driven by Jeffrey G. Bunton, 39, of Shumway, left the roadway at 923 N. Merchant Street and struck an Effingham city sign post and culvert. Bunton was ticketed for improper lane usage.
A vehicle, driven by Karsyn N. Gouchenouer, 16, Effingham, rear-ended a vehicle, driven by Tyson Tolliver, 33, Effingham, at 7:18 a.m., Jan. 10, at Fayette Avenue and Third Street. Gouchenouer was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.