UPDATE: WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. – The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says two people have minor injuries from Monday afternoon’s accident on I-39.
The driver of a vehicle pulling a travel trailer told investigators that wind from a passing semi overturned the trailer. The two people in that vehicle have minor injuries.
During the traffic backup, a second accident happened at Baxter and South Mulford roads.
Deputies say a driver from Missouri treated the intersection as a four-way stop, instead of a two-way stop and crashed into a car traveling eastbound on Baxter.
One person in the car from Missouri has minor injuries.
The Illinois State Police say I-39 is clear and open.
Another accident is being reported. This one at Baxter and Mulford. Injuries were being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route.
Traffic is backed up in the area, due to this accident ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2018/07/09/rockford-scanner-emergency-personnel-working-an-accident-scene/
So people are being detoured. Unknown if this accident involves one of the vehicles that was being detoured.
Avoid the area, or expect delays