One dead, one in critical condition after crash on Newburg Road

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – One person is dead, and one is in critical condition, after two vehicles collided on Newburg Road Monday afternoon, prompting a street closure.

The crash happened just before 1:30 p.m. Monday in the 4800 block of Newburg, according the Rockford Police Department. The road was closed so RPD’s Traffic Unit could investigate.

A 28-year-old female driver from the crash died from injuries sustained in the crash. The 41-year-old male from the other vehicle is reportedly in critical condition.

Rockford Police asked that residents avoid the area until further notice. Injuries are unknown at this time.

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