I-70 Crash Injures 1


The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 12

WHAT: Injury Crash

WHERE:  I-70 E/B MP 92,(South Tri-Level)  Effingham

WHEN: 01/01/2018, 8:47 am

VEHICLES: Unit #1 –Blue Chevrolet Malibu

DRIVER: Unit #1 – Smith, Jeru age 19 of Aurora Co
PASSENGERS: Portwood, Autumn,  Age 22 of Theresa NY
Portwood, Austin  Age 19 of Theresa, NY
Osborn, Trenton  Age 19 of Muskogee, OK

CHARGES: To fast for condition

PRELIMINARY:   Preliminary investigative details indicates Unit #1 had a tire go flat.  Unit #1 ran off on the shoulder to the right off the roadway.  The unit then struck the ditch embankment. Passenger Autumn Portwood was transported to St. Anthony Hospital for minor injuries.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law