Driver critically hurt after single-car crash on US-20 bypass in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois State Police are investigating an early morning crash that occurred on the US-20 bypass near Alpine and 20th Street around 5:45 a.m. on Saturday.

ISP officials say for unknown reasons, a driver lost control and drove off the roadway, overturning the vehicle. The driver was ejected onto eastbound traffic lanes.

The driver was rushed to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. The passenger was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

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