Four people were injured in an Effingham County accident on Friday afternoon.
31-year-old, Lindsey Durkin, of Effingham, was traveling west on Effingham County Road 1400N and attempted to turn north onto North John Birch Lane. Durkin’s vehicle, then, left the roadway on the northwest side of the intersection, striking the ditch. Durkin and her three passengers, a 16 year old minor from Altamont, a 13 year old minor from Effingham, and a 1 year old minor from Effingham, were transported to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Lindsey Durkin is charged with improper lane usage and failure to seat belt a passenger under 16 years of age.