Two people were involved in an accident that occurred east of Effingham on I-70 at 8:40am on Monday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, 70 year old, Lawrence Kupchik and 65 year old, Sandra C Kupchik, both of Crown Point, Indiana were traveling eastbound on I-70 when Lawrence left the roadway to the right and struck a guardrail. Kupchik then overcorrected to the left and then the right, leaving the roadway a second time and overturned the vehicle. The vehicle came to a rest on its top in the right ditch. Kupchik stated that he had fallen asleep or blacked out.
Lawrence Kupchik was cited for improper lane usage.