Rockford Scanner®: Serious Accident in Boone County

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On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at approximately 10:30 am, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of Poplar Grove Road and Squaw Prairie Road for a two vehicle accident.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a pickup truck was traveling southbound on Poplar Grove Road in rural Boone County.

A passenger vehicle, traveling east on Squaw Prairie Road, failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Squaw Prairie Road and Poplar Grove Road. The passenger vehicle was struck broadside by the pickup truck.

The driver of the passenger vehicle, a 55 year old woman, was transported by Lifeline Ambulance to St. Anthony Hospital where she later died. A male passenger of the vehicle was also transported to St. Anthony Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The name of the deceased driver is not being released at this time. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the accident

Serious Accident in Boone County

Photo and info by Jon Gleason

Road closed between Marengo road and and Squaw Prairie in Boone county

Police have Poplar Grove rd blocked at Marengo rd intersection

Multiple injuries were reported. The injuries were believed to be life threatening. They asked for MD-1 to be en route.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.




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