Accident results in one person being transported

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL

One person was transported to Washington County Hospital and Clincs after an accident that occurred at 11:06 a.m. Thursday at South Fourth Avenue and East Washington Street.

According to the Washington County call log, an officer reported being out with the accident between a vehicle driven by Richard Egli of Washington and Jason Sieren of Keota. The officer requested an ambulance to check out a subject involved in the accident. The log didn?t specify which subject. According to the log, one subject was transported, arriving at the hospital at 11:24 a.m.

Over $1,500 damage was reported and a state accident report will be filed. One vehicle was towed. Photos were taken and charges are pending on Egli for failure to stop at a safe and assured distance.