Man injured in collision with semi

December 20, 2018

STERLING – A Sterling man was flown to a Rockford hospital Wednesday morning after hitting a semi trailer in Hopkins Township off of U.S. Route 30.

Darius R. Morgan, 45, of Sterling, was driving eastbound on Route 30 near Matznick Road around 7:43 a.m. when his car crossed the center line into the westbound lane and struck a semi trailer, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release around 5:30 p.m.

Morgan was airlifted to Javon Bea Hospital, formerly Mercy Hospital, in Rockford for his injuries.

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