BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Boone County saw several crashes Wednesday morning.

Boone County Fire Protection District #2 said that every ambulance, including mutual aid from Northwest Rescue, were out on calls.

The department responded to three separate traffic accidents within 30 minutes:

  • Business 20, east of Olsen Road, for a two-car head-on crash.
  • Business 20 and Distillery Road for a two-car crash.
  • Shaw Road and Business 20 for a three-car crash.

A total of eight patients were taken to the hospital.