Car rear-ends semi-trailer in Rockton, one person hurt

Courtesy: Rockton Fire Department
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ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) -- One car driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after an accident with a semi-trailer in Rockton.

Rockton firefighters and local paramedics responded to the accident around noon Friday.

Investigators say the car was heading north on Wagon Wheel Road when it rear-ended a semi-trailer. The semi-trailer driver wasn't hurt.

Police closed Wagon Wheel Road while crews were removing the car and cleaning up the area.

We will continue to update as we learn more details about this accident.