The Illinois State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on 4/5/2020 at 2:30 p.m. on IL Route 38 just east of Interstate 39. Terrence L. Bowers, 55, of Rochelle, was driving a 2017 Dodge Caravan eastbound on IL Route 38 and attempted to pass a 2013 Hyundai Elantra driven by Bruce D. Ellison, 64, of Loves Park when Bowers lost control of the vehicle and struck the front of Ellison’s vehicle, causing both vehicles to overturn.
Bowers was transported to the Rochelle Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and cited for improper lane usage. Ellison refused treatment. ISP was assisted on scene by Rochelle Police Department, Ogle County Sheriff’s Department, and Rochelle Fire Department.
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.