Effingham Police Department Bureau of Patrol reported two traffic crashes with either an injury or tickets issued. Anyone ticketed is innocent until proven guilty through a court of law.
At 12:15 a.m. on Feb. 24, a vehicle, driven by Scott C. Lauglin, 53, McClure, Pennsylvania, struck a vehicle, driven by Alexis L. Albin, 19, Watson, at Fayette Avenue and Outer Belt West. Albin was injured but refused treatment at the accident scene. Laughlin was ticketed for making an improper turn.
At 7:24 p.m. Feb. 21, a vehicle, driven by Dennis L. Allsop, 62, Mattoon, attempted to pass a semi truck, driven by Joseph A. Sizemore, 36, Weston, Georgia, as the semi was turning left at Fayette and Outer Belt West. Allsop’s vehicle struck the semi. Allsop was ticketed for driving while license revoked and improper lane usage.