Effingham, IL -(Effingham Radio)- One person was injured in a motorcycle accident that took place at 1 AM on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018.
According to a report from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department the accident took place on 1600th Avenue (1/16 Mile West 150th St).
The report states that 24 year old, Kendrick A. Jackson was traveling East on 1600TH Avenue.
Jackson stated that he saw a deer run across the road in front of him, causing him to slam on his brakes and he lost control of his motorcycle.
Jackson then slid into the ditch.
He was wearing a helmet but did still sustain injuries.
He was treated by HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.