An Altamont man was injured in a one vehicle accident in Fayette County late Tuesday night. Illinois State Police reports indicate the accident occurred at 11:32 pm on Tuesday night at County Road 2150 East and County Road 2070 North in Fayette County–north of St. Elmo. ISP reports say that preliminary investigative details indicate a vehicle driven by Lucas R M Ahten of Altamont was traveling southbound on CR 2015 E in the area of CR 2070 N. State Police reports say the driver stated he swerved to avoid striking an animal. Ahten’s vehicle left the roadway to the left and went out into a grassy area where his car rolled 2 or 3 times. Ahten was transported from the scene by Effingham County Ambulance and was taken to Fayette County Hospital. State Police reports also indicate Ahten was ticketed for DUI, Improper Lane Usage, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.