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2 injured in accident near Neoga

2 injured in accident near Neoga

NEOGA -- Both drivers needed medical attention after a two-vehicle accident near Neoga Saturday morning.

The accident took place about 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Cumberland County Road 200E and Center Line Road, about two miles southeast of Neoga, a news release from Illinois State Police said.

The release said a 17-year-old female driver from Neoga, who wasn't identified by name, stopped at the intersection but then pulled into the path of another vehicle.

The second vehicle, driven by Helen Scott, 66, of Toledo hit the first vehicle on its passenger side, the release said.

The release said the 17-year-old was taken to St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham and Scott was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, which doesn't release patient condition information.


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Dave Fopay is a reporter for the JG-TC who covers Coles County, the local court system, Charleston schools and more.

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