Ogle Co. Sheriff's Dept. Patrol Car Involved in Injury Crash

Deputy's vehicle entered intersection with lights/siren on when crash happened

ROCHELLE - State Police are investigating a Christmas Day crash involving an Ogle County Sheriff's Department squad car.

Illinois State Police and Rochelle Police were called to the intersection for IL 251 and Flagg Rd. in Rochelle at around 3:30pm for a two vehicle crash with an injury.  They arrived to find that a 2014 Dodge Charger patrol car had collided with a 2016 Chevy Malibu.

Investigators determined that the patrol car with lights and sirens activated was headed south on 251 when it collided with the Malibu heading westbound on Flagg Rd.  The deputy in the patrol car was uninjured, but the driver of the other vehicle, 39-year-old Jennifer A. Petersen of Rochelle was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

 


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