An Effingham Individual faces multiple charges after an injury crash occurred along Bourgeois Drive at North Tunnel Road in Effingham Wednesday, January 24th. Preliminary details from Illinois State Police District 12 indicate, the driver of unit 1, Justice Self, 20, of Effingham, IL was southbound when his vehicle drove into the gravel on the left side of the roadway. Unit 1 lost control, skidded off the roadway towards the right and into a cable guard rail and overturned, resting on its top.
Self was transported by ambulance to St. Anthony’s while his passenger, Kelsi Jones, 21, of Manassas, VA was flown from the scene to St. Louis University Hospital. Self was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, texting while driving, improper lane usage, and having no valid driver’s license.