UPDATE: One Injured, One Arrested in Rockton Crash


UPDATE: The man arrested for DUI in Rockton Friday has been identified as Daniel Crocker, 19.

His passenger, James Cieryca, 24, remains in critical condition at Rockford Memorial Hospital.


UPDATE: Police say the driver of the car that crashed on Route 75 Friday night, has been arrested for a DUI.

They say the man, in his early 20s, lost control slamming into a tree. The passenger, also in his early 20s, was extricated from the vehicle and flown to a Rockford hospital in critical condition.

The Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the crash. We’ll more information as it becomes available.


The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a serious car crash in Rockton.

It happened around 10:30pm on Route 75 at Gummow Road.  Details are limited.  But, our crews saw a badly damaged sedan off to the side of the road.  There was also a crime scene unit van.  Eyewitness News tried asking police what happened and why the van is there.  But, they declined to comment.

We’ll continue to follow this story as it develops.

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