A Minneapolis woman was injured in a one vehicle crash Friday afternoon on I-57.
While traveling on I-57, approximately 7 miles south of Effingham, 30 year old Jennifer L. Steffes, of Minneapolis, Minnesota was attempting to change lanes when she noticed a vehicle in her blind spot. Steffes over-corrected and re-entered the right lane, leaving the roadway. Steffes’ vehicle then struck a guardrail face and bridge support, coming to a rest on the shoulder at mile post 152.1
Steffes was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham for treatment. She is charged with Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.