Three People Injured in Head-on Crash Near Byron

Three People Injured in Head-on Crash Near Byron

Around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies along with several ambulance and fire department from surrounding communities responded to a two vehicle head-on accident. The accident occurred in the 5000 Block of N. River Road.

Deputies say a pickup truck was heading northbound on River Road when a vehicle heading south crossed the center line.  The driver of the vehicle, 23 year old Cydney Long of Oregon was taken to Swedish American Hospital for minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup, 64 year old Michael Dye of Rockford refused medical treatment.  Dye’s front seat passenger, 57 year old Charles Doyle of Rockford was taken to Swedish American Hospital with minor injuries.  The back seat passenger, 54 year old Traci Cochran, also of Rockford, was taken to Swedish American Hospital as well for minor injuries.

The Accident remains under investigation.