At 6:38 Monday evening the Effingham Fire and Police Departments responded to an accident on Keller Drive, at Ford Avenue, involving a vehicle trapped under a semi-truck trailer. The semi was being driven by 48-year-old Georghe Ureche, of Willis, Michigan. The diver of the trapped vehicle was 39-year-old Lois J. Collins of Cowden, who was stuck inside.
A helicopter was requested to airlift the trapped driver. Fire crews were able to move the vehicle from below the semi and remove Collins who was airlifted to Carle Hospital, in Urbana, for treatment.
The Effingham Police Department is currently investigating the incident.