SHUMWAY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A Shumway resident was injured in an accident that occurred on the Altamont Blacktop on Sunday morning.
According to a press release from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 10:49am on the Altamont Blacktop at CR 1450N.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 18 year old, Jamie R Lawrence was traveling southbound on the Altamont Blacktop approximately 4 miles north of Altamont.
Lawrence veered off the roadway and struck a concrete bridge rail.
This caused Lawrence to lose control and travel into the northbound ditch and the vehicle overturned onto its top.
Lawrence was transported to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
Lawrence was cited for improper lane usage.