Shortly before 8 am Monday Ogle County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a three vehicle accident in the 4,300 block of S. Illinois Rte. 26.
After an investigation it was determined that a construction truck, owned by Kostner Brothers Construction of Dixon, failed to reduce speed and come to a stop for the roadway construction at this location. The vehicle was being driven by 21 year old Kaleb Foster of West Brooklyn Il. Foster was issued citations for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident and for disobeying a lane control device in a construction zone.
The vehicle being driven by Foster struck a pick-up being driven by 43 year old Andrew Faivre of Polo from behind. Faivre was extricated from the vehicle by Polo Fire and EMS and transported to KSB Hospital in Dixon for injuries sustained. The juvenile passenger in Faivre’s vehicle did not appear to have any injuries and was released to a parent at the scene.
The third vehicle involved in this incident was being driven by 31 year old Amy Wegmeyer of Dixon. Wegmeyer refused medical attention at the scene and her vehicle was able to be driven from the scene.