Two Altamont residents were injured in a motorcycle accident that occurred on 920th Rd, one quarter of a mile north of 675th Ave, on Monday morning.
According to a report from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department, 21 year old, Keaton M. Strickler, of Altamont was traveling northbound on 920th Rd on a Yamaha motorcycle. Strickler lost control of the motorcycle and crashed in the roadway. He was transported to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment. His passenger, 19 year old, Samantha L. Marquardt, of Altamont was taken to St Johns Hospital in Springfield for treatment.
Keaton Strickler was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.