Three area residents were injured Sunday in an accident on Route 45. The accident occurred at 12:35pm at the intersection of Route 45 and Dutch Lane near Central Grade School.
Effingham County Police said that 31-year-old Ashley Grigg of Effingham was stopped at the intersection, and proceeded to cross Route 45. When crossing Route 45, Grigg struck an oncoming vehicle driven by 74-year-old Kenneth Bowman of Mason. The collision caused Bowman’s vehicle to leave the roadway and overturn several time. Bowman was extracted from the vehicle and airlifted to Carle Hospital. A passenger in his vehicle, 69-year-old Mason resident Marvena Bowman, received treatment for injuries at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. Grigg was also treated at St. Anthony’s. She was ticketed for disobeying a stop sign.