Rockford Scanner™: One Vehicle Rollover Accident, Man Given Citations


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One Vehicle Rollover Accident

ON November 29, 2018 AT 4:43 AM THE OGLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, LINSCOTT ROCK FIRE DEPARTMENT AND LINSCOTT ROCK AMBULANCE RESPONDED TO A ONE VEHICLE ROLLOVER ACCIDENT ON HOLCOMB ROAD AND ARMOUR ROAD.

A GREEN DODGE CARAVAN WAS TRAVELLING WESTBOUND ON HOLCOMB ROAD WHEN THE VEHICLE DROVE INTO THE NORTH DITCH STRIKING A CULVERT. THE VEHICLE THEN WENT AIRBORNE STRIKING A STOP SIGN AND THEN ROLLING OVER SEVERAL TIMES PRIOR TO COMING TO A STOP IN THE FIELD.

THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE HAD LEFT THE SCENE ON FOOT PRIOR TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES ARRIVING.

AFTER A FURTHER INVESTIGATION THE DRIVER KYLE D. SMITH AGE 27 OF BYRON WAS LOCATED AT 109 MAIN ST. HOLCOMB AT 7:24 AM. KYLE WAS UNINJURED FROM THE ACCIDENT AND WAS CITED FOR FAILURE TO REDUCE SPEED TO AVOID AN ACCIDENT, LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT, FAILURE TO REPORT AN ACCIDENT, AND NO VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.

KYLE WAS GIVEN A JANUARY COURT DATE AND WILL APPEAR IN COURT AT THAT TIME.