EFFINGHAM COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- Four people were injured in an accident that occurred in Effingham County on Monday night.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred on I-57 southbound at milepost 158 at 10:48pm.
The report states that a semi driven by 59 year old, Ramon Lopez, of Loredo, Texas was traveling southbound on I-57 in the middle lane.
A vehicle driven by 33 year old, Christopher M Elliott, of Houston, Texas failed to reduce its speed as it approached the Lopez vehicle.
The Elliott vehicle crashed into the trailer of the Lopez vehicle.
Elliott and his passengers, 30 year old, Lurene Prince, a 14 year old female, and a 3 month old female, all of Houston, Texas, were taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
Elliott was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.