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One Person Hurt in Fayette County Wreck

May 30, 2016

State Police say an Effingham woman was injured and arrested following a single vehicle crash on Illinois Route 128 a mile north of Beecher City in Fayette County Sunday night.  

Preliminary investigative details indicate Emily Arnold was traveling southbound when the Jeep she was driving swerved and changed lanes into oncoming traffic multiple times.  Arnold then left the roadway and crashed into the ditch where the Jeep came to rest.   

Arnold was taken to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham for treatment.   She was ticketed for driving under the influence of drugs, improper lane usage, possession of controlled substance and no insurance.  

The crash occurred at 8:05 Sunday night.  

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