EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in an accident that occurred five miles west of Effingham on Friday night.
According to the report, the accident occurred on I-70 eastbound at 9:56pm.
The report states that a semi driven 32 year old, Dustin A Isenhart, of Godfrey was traveling eastbound on I-70 in the right lane when a vehicle driven by 27 year old, Theran A Allee, of Lakeside, California approached the semi from behind at a high rate of speed.
The Allee vehicle struck the rear of the semi trailer and both units came to a rest on the right shoulder.
Allee was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hosptial for treatment.
Allee was cited for driving while under the influence, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and illegal transportation of alcohol.