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Winnebago County Sheriff’s squad car involved in Rockford crash Friday

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office (FILE)
Winnebago County Sheriff's Office (FILE)(23 WIFR)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 9:05 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a car crash in Rockford Friday afternoon.

The accident happened around noon near the intersection of N. Rockton Avenue and Custer Road on the city’s west side. Officials say 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 later released. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

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

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