A Mattoon woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday in Effingham County.

According to Illinois State Police District 12, a vehicle driven by Barbara A. Nolte, 60, of Mattoon was traveling northbound on Interstate 57, two miles north of Effingham, at 9:48 a.m. when it ran off the road into the median, came back onto the interstate, was overcorrected, ran off the interstate again back into the median and came to rest on its roof.

Nolte was taken to Fayette County Memorial Hospital, Vandalia, for treatment of minor injuries. Her condition is unknown because the hospital no longer releases information. She was cited for improper lane usage.


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