AUTO ACCIDENT: Rockton Firefighters and Paramedics were called to this traffic accident at North Main and Union Street at 2:20 Wednesday afternoon. Fire personnel arrived and found two vehicles with extensive damage.
Paramedics found a total of six victims involved, one which was suffering from serious injuries and had to be extricated by rescue personnel. Ambulances from South Beloit and Harlem-Roscoe Fire Deparments were called in to assist with medical care and transport to local hospitals.
MD-1 (medical doctor) was on the scene as well. A medical helicopter was requested however could not fly due to weather.
Rockton Police along with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police and Illinois State Police were on the scene.
The intersection was closed for several hours while law enforcement conducted their investigation.
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