An Effingham woman was airlifted from the scene of an accident that occurred 2 miles east of Vandalia on Interstate 70.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, shortly after 12:30pm on Thursday 72 year old, Julie Hoffman, of Effingham was traveling westbound on I-70 when she left the roadway to the south. Hoffman entered the median, traveled down a concrete bridge embankment, and crossed a county road. The vehicle then traveled up another concrete embankment and came to a rest in the median.
Julie Hoffman was transported by Air Evac to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She is being charged with improper lane usage.