On 04-03-21 at approximately 1827 Hrs, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of Mason St and Division Ave (Polo) on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Braden A. Eich, age 32 of Dixon.
The motorcycle fled from deputies northbound on Division Ave. The motorcycle failed to negotiate the curve in the 1000 block of S. IL Rt. 26 and entered the east ditch where it crashed.
Polo Fire/EMS were dispatched to the scene for non-life threatening injures. Eich was transported to KSB Hospital by Polo EMS.
After an investigation, Eich was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and violation of the Illinois concealed carry act.
Eich was also issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to reduce speed to prevent an accident, speeding 35+ MPH over the limit, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.
The incident remains under investigation with further charges pending.
Source: Ogle County Sheriff Office
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