Saturday morning, December 30th, around 3:38 A.M., Illinois State Troopers reported a personal injury crash near milepost 85 east bound in Effingham County.
Preliminary details from Illinois State Police District 10 indicate a 38 year old from Colorado (Unit 1) was traveling east on I-70 near milepost 85 in Effingham County. The driver lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions. Unit 1 went into a skid, and struck the embankment on the north side of the road way, and then rolled over before catching fire. There was five occupants, all were able to get out of the vehicle before it became fully engulfed. Unit 1 and all passengers were transported via ambulance to HSHS St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham for treatment.