A Beecher City man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning.

Illinois State Police District 12 reported that Shane Evans, 24, of Beecher City was traveling westbound on Moccasin Road, approximately three miles east of Beecher City, when he lost control of his Nissan SUV at approximately 12:30 a.m., causing it to overturn just west of Effingham County Road 600 E.

Evans was transported to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham. His condition is unknown because the hospital does not release patient information. Evans was cited for driving under the influence.


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