An Effingham woman was injured in a two vehicle accident that occurred on Fayette Road in Summit Township at 9:49am on Monday.
According to a report from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department, 50 year old, Timothy D Parkhurst, of Hidalgo was traveling southwest on Fayette Road and was slowing to make the curve on Fayette Road when he lost control of his vehicle, entering the other lane. At the same time, 68 year old, Doris A Wiedman, of Effingham was traveling northeast and was struck by Parkhurst.
Wiedman was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment. Parkhurst was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.