Driver Injured After Going Into a Ditch and Striking a Tree

Driver Injured After Going Into a Ditch and Striking a Tree

On Saturday at approximately 2:07 PM Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the Polo Fire Department and Polo EMS were dispatched to a single vehicle accident in the 17000 blk of West Illinois Route 64.

After an investigation it was learned that 63 year old Cynthia R Farmer of Savanna had lost control of her vehicle and entered the south side ditch.  The vehicle came to rest after striking a tree.

Farmer was transported to FHN hospital in Freeport for non life threatening injuries. Farmer also received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.