Three people were injured in an accident in Mound Township on Monday.
According to a press release from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at 5:10pm on Route 128, approximately 400 feet north of 1000th Avenue. The press release stated that a vehicle driven by 22 year old, Michael J Proctor, of Decatur was traveling south on Route 128. At the same time, a vehicle driven by 23 year old, Taylor M Buzzard, of St Elmo was traveling north on Route 128. The Proctor vehicle then lost control, crossed the center line, and struck the Buzzard vehicle head-on. Both vehicles came to a rest in the ditch on the west side of the roadway.
Proctor, a passenger in Proctor’s vehicle, 49 year old, Kathryn A Brelsfoard, of Decatur, and Buzzard all sustained injuries. Proctor and Buzzard were taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Brelsfoard was taken to St Johns Hospital.
Proctor was cited for improper lane usage.