Teen Injured in Accident at Genoa Rd in Belvidere, IL

March 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Genoa Rd, Genoa, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Chrysler 200
Genoa Rd
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck attempting to pass a garage truck collided with a Chrysler 200

What Happened

A teen was taken to an area hospital following a crash at Genoa Rd in Belvidere, IL on March 8th, 2023. Police say it happened round 8:30 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 30-year-old male was headed southbound on Genoa Rd, approaching a garbage truck ahead stopped for trash collection. Police say the tractor-trailer crossed a center line while attempting to go around the truck, colliding with a northbound Chrysler 200. The impact pushed both vehicles into an east ditch. The 16-year-old male operating the Chrysler was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. A passenger was also hospitalized for treatment. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured. Additional information was not available.

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