Sheriff's deputy involved in car crash on Christmas day

STERLING, Ill. (WIFR) – An Ogle County Sheriff’s deputy is involved in a crash on Christmas day.

The crash happened at the intersection of Illinois 251 and Flagg Rd. in Rochelle. Illinois State Police says that the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department vehicle was headed southbound on Illinois 251 with its emergency lights on and its siren activated. Another car was headed westbound on Flagg Rd. The two cars crashed at the intersection. The Sheriff’s deputy refused medical treatment, while the driver of the other vehicle was taken to Rochelle Community Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of this crash is under investigation.