Rock Falls woman cited in head-on

October 5, 2018

MOUNT CARROLL – A Rock Falls woman was cited for improper lane usage Thursday in the wake of a head-on collision Saturday in Carroll County.

Diane L. Meyer, 68, was northbound on state Route 78 north of Vinegar Hill Road around 11:30 a.m. when she drifted into the southbound lane and hit a pickup driven by Hugh “Jamie” Dowdall, 59, of Lena, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

Both drivers were hospitalized; Meyer has been released but information on Dowdall’s condition was not available Friday.

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