Driver Tries to Miss an Animal, Rolls Vehicle

Driver Tries to Miss an Animal, Rolls Vehicle

Tuesday afternoon shortly before 3:30 Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one vehicle rollover accident at the intersection of Stillman Rd and Holcomb Rd.

A vehicle was northbound on Stillman Rd when the driver 37 year old Robert Hitchcock of Oregon swerved to miss an animal causing the vehicle to enter the east side ditch and roll over into a field.

After a further investigation Hitchcock was arrested for Failure to Reduce speed to avoid an accident and Driving under the Influence. Hitchcock was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he posted bond and was given a July court date.