DAKOTA (WIFR) -- Longtime coach and teacher Brian Benning and his son Brett were injured in a weather related accident this morning outside of Dakota.
Benning's car was hit head on by a tractor-trailer that lost control on Highway 75 at about 8 o'clock this morning. Extracation was needed. Both Benning and his son Brett were taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital with injuries.
Rockford Memorial Hospital has confirmed that Brian is in critical but stable condition. Brett has been upgraded to good condition. Benning coached at Orangeville, Harlem and is currently the head basketball coach at Dakota.