OGLE COUNTY (WIFR) -- A motorcyclist has to be airlifted to the hospital after crashing his bike in Ogle County.
Sheriff's deputies Thomas Kampmeier, 29, was speeding and lost control of his motorcycle around 8:30pm Saturday south of Byron in the 4000 block of Route 72. The motorcycle went down in a ditch, flipped, and Kampmeier was thrown off. He was taken by helicopter to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center and is expected to be okay. He's charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.