VANDALIA, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in an accident that occurred 4 miles north of Vandalia on Tuesday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on US Route 51 at 1:46pm.
The report states that a vehicle being driven by 75 year old, Gary Custard, of Ramsey was traveling southbound on US 51.
Custard then swerved to miss a deer and drove off of the roadway to the east.
The vehicle then struck the ditch/embankment and came to a rest.
Custard was taken to the Fayette County Hospital.
He was also cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.