UPDATE: Machesney Park Man in Critical Condition After Crashing Pick-Up Truck

UPDATE: A Machesney Park man is in critical condition after getting into a major crash on Rockford's west-side.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department says Shawn Walker, 24, smashed his pick-up truck into a grain hauler Monday morning at the intersection of West State Street and Meridian Road. Witnesses say Walker was speeding and didn't stop for the red light. The driver of the grain hauler is okay.



WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- A local man is fighting for his life after a car accident during rush hour traffic this morning.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department tells us the driver of a pick-up truck crashed into a grain hauler at the intersection of West State and Meridian Road.

Investigators are trying to figure out what may have caused the crash.

The victim is listed in critical condition.


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