Scales Mound crash sends drivers to hospital


SCALES MOUND, Ill. (KWQC) – Just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 29, the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident with injury just south of Scales Mound.

The accident occurred at the intersection of N. Elizabeth-Scales Mound Road and W. Stagecoach Trail. Upon arrival, officers found that a a vehicle operated by Lowell S. Berg Jr. of Elizabeth, Ill. had failed to yield and entered the intersection. A vehicle operated by Kenneth R. Wolf of Morrison, Ill. then struck Berg’s vehicle.

Wolf’s vehicle the traveled off the roadway and settled into a ditch on the north side of the road. Berg’s vehicle spun and came to rest in the roadway. Both drivers and a passenger in Wolf’s vehicle, Rita Wolf, were transported to Midwest Medical Center in Galena by ambulance.

This accident is still under investigation.

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