Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputy involved in Rockford crash


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a car crash in Rockford Friday afternoon.

The accident happened around noon near Rockton and Custer, not far from West Middle School.

The Sheriff’s Office says a deputy was transporting an arrested subject southbound on Rockton when a northbound driver attempted to turn left in front of him.

The deputy and the subject under arrest were taken to a hospital, treated and released.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

The Rockford Police Department is conducting the investigation into the accident.

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