On Sunday shortly after 7pm Whiteside County Deputies responded to the area of Freeport Road at Fulfs Road for a two vehicle traffic crash.
Upon further investigation, a pickup driven by 21 year old Samantha Grinnell of Freeport was traveling northbound on Freeport Road in rural Sterling. The second vehicle driven by a 17 year old female of Sterling, and two 17 year old female passengers of Sterling, were stopped at the stop sign on Fulfs Road at the intersection with Freeport Road.
According to deputies the teen failed to yield the right of way to the pickup entering the intersection. The pickup was unable to avoid a crash impacting the driver side.
All occupants were transported to CGH Medical Center for injuries. Illinois State Police, Sterling Fire Department, CGH EMS, and Rock Falls Fire EMS assisted on scene.