One Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-57 ramp at Fayette Avenue in Effingham
Where: The accident occurred at the Interstate 57 ramp at Fayette Avenue in Effingham, Illinois.
What Happened: A passenger vehicle allegedly collided with a tractor-trailer while attempting to pass another 18-wheeler.
- Driver of passenger vehicle
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Driver of second tractor-trailer
- Driver of passenger vehicle, 16, injured
On or about Wednesday, April 6th, 2022, around 3:25 in the afternoon, an accident between a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle send a 16-year-old driver to the hospital. Investigators said the accident was reported along Interstate 57 in Effingham, Illinois.
Law enforcement representatives from the area said an as-of-yet unidentified 16-year-old was injured when the vehicle they were in allegedly collided with a tractor-trailer while making an attempt to pass another 18-wheeler. Emergency responders transported the driver of the passenger vehicle to the hospital with injuries of an unknown nature or severity.
According to Google Maps, the exchange of Fayette Avenue and Interstate 57 is on the west side of Effingham.
Authorities are still investigating the accident.
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