4 local residents suffered injuries yesterday evening following a 2-vehicle crash in rural Rochelle on Flagg Road.
Reports indicate that a car driven by 23-year old Eric Chalus of Rochelle failed to stop in time and struck the back of a pick-up truck driven by 35-year old Timothy Finkboner of Rochelle. The Finkboner truck was stopped in traffic waiting to turn left onto Beebe Drive.
Chalus was taken by ambulance to Rochelle Community Hospital with minor injuries. Finkboner along with 2 of his juvenile sons also received treatment. 1 of the boys was later transported to a Rockford facility.
None of the injuries were life threatening.
Chalus was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.