An Effingham woman was injured in an accident Friday in the Summit Township. The accident occurred at 11:00am at the intersection of Route 40 and 970th Street when 37-year-old Kelly Eggers of Effingham slowed her vehicle in traffic to turn right onto 970th Street. As Eggers’ slowed to make the turn, a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Jacob D. Putnam of Beecher City failed to slow down and struck Eggers’ vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest in a ditch following the accident.
Eggers sustained non-incapacitating injuries in the accident but refused treatment. Putnam was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.