ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – There was an accident involving a truck driver and motorcyclist near the intersection of Auburn and Royal Avenue on Sunday night around 7:40 p.m.. The motorcyclist is reportedly in the hospital fighting for his life.
Rockford Police say a 26-year-old driver crashed into the truck while it was stopped at the intersection. The two occupants of the truck, an adult and a toddler, were uninjured, police said.
Auburn and Royal Avenue was closed after the accident but the area opened back up Monday morning.