Semi tips over in rural Galena

Rollover accident

JO DAVIESS COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) – Authorities responded to a semi rollover in rural Galena Thursday morning.

Jo Daviess County Deputies arrived at the intersection of US Highway 20 and IL Route 84 North and learned that a semi-tractor and trailer loaded with scrap metal and scrap cars had overturned.

The semi, driven by Steven J. Schuster of Peosta, Iowa, was traveling east on Highway 20. It then tipped over while attempting to turn onto IL Route 84 North.The contents of the trailer then spilled.

Schuster was extricated from the wreck by Galena firefighters and transported to Midwest Medical center.

The accident remains under investigation.

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