Local News

The Christian county Sheriff's Department reported the following traffic accidents:

 46 year old Russell E. Moore, of Virden, was southbound on County.#5 and said an oncoming vehicle began to lose control.  Moore had to swerve to miss the other vehicle and when he did, drove off the roadway to the right.  Moore hit the ditch causing damage to the vehicle.  No injuries were reported. 

30 year old Edward G. Cox, of Pawnee, was traveling westbound on Northern Ave.  Cox reportedly veered off the right side of the roadway and then struck the ditch embankment.  He continued thru the ditch and came to rest in the field.  He refused medical treatment for injuries. 

 29 year old Jeffrey D. Jaros, was northbound on County. Hwy #1 about 1/2 mile south of 300 North Rd. when high winds reportedly caused him to go off the paved surface onto the shoulder.  Jaros apparently over corrected and slid sideways across the roadway into the ditch and hit the embankment causing damage to the vehicle. 

 49 year old Tim L., Kessler, of Louisville, IL was northbound on 1250 E. Rd. just south of 350 North Rd. when several deer ran into the roadway from the west side of the road.  Kessler was unable to avoid striking one of the deer.  He received damage to the front end of his vehicle. 


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