EFFINGHAM, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A St Elmo woman was injured in an accident the occurred in Summit Township on Monday morning.
According to a press release from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred on 1600th Avenue, east of 700th Street, in Summit Township at 10:07am.
The report states that a vehicle driven by 25 year old, Haley B Gates, of St Elmo was traveling eastbound on 1600th Avenue when she lost control of her vehicle after hydroplaning.
The vehicle then began to spin in the roadway, struck a mailbox, and continued eastbound through the yard and struck a large PVC sign on the northside of the roadway.
The vehicle then continued through a wire fence and came to rest between two rows of grapevines.
Gates sustained injuries and was taken to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
She was cited for driving too fast for conditions.