Amboy Man Flown to Rockford Hospital Following Collision With a Semi

Amboy Man Flown to Rockford Hospital Following Collision With a Semi

Just after 11am Monday the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle collision on Route 26 near Ackert Rd, rural Amboy, Illinois.

A  Suburban, driven by 32 year old Brian Albee of Amboy was traveling southbound on Rt 26 when he crossed the center line and collided with a northbound semi/trailer, driven by 37 year old Paul Gambiani of Peru, IL.  Albee was flown from the scene to the OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.  Gambiani was not injured.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Amboy Fire Department, Sublette Fire Department, Advanced Ambulance, Life Flight, Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The crash is still under investigation.