Two People Taken to the Hospital for Minor Injuries Following Two Vehicle Crash

Two People Taken to the Hospital for Minor Injuries Following Two Vehicle Crash

Shortly before 10: am Tuesday The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Forreston Police Department, Forreston Fire Department, and the Forreston Ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries on  IL. RT. 26 at Coffman Road.

A Pickup pulling an enclosed trailer was following a Ford traveling southbound on IL. RT. 26. The Ford slowed to make a left turn onto Coffman Road when the pickup failed to yield to the vehicle. The pickup rear ended the auto causing it to cross over  RT. 26 and come to a stop  in the east ditch. The pickup came to a stop on the roadway.

The driver of the Ford, 84 year old Roger F. KIlker of Forreston and his passenger, 83 year old  Audrey R. Kilker  also of Forreston,  were transported to  Freeport Memorial  Hospital by Forreston EMS and Freeport  EMS with minor injuries. The other driver, 54 year old Daniel P. Reif of  St.. Paul Minnesota refused medical attention.

Reif was issued a citation for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident.