WINNEBAGO COUNTY - Icy morning
conditions on area roads caught many drivers by surprise, sending cars
sliding. Several freak accidents sent an
The dangerous commute
starts around 5:00 AM when Winnebago County Sheriff and fire departments are
dispatched US-20 by
"[The ambulance] has no patients in it," said Winnebago County Sheriff Richard Meyers. "It was a minor personal injury accident."
Forget the old saying, "don't cry over spilled milk." A Prairie Farms truck tipped over on US-20 Westbound by I-39 spilling milk and eggs on the road and the ditch it crashed into. The accident tied up the morning commute for hours.
"It made quite a mess, spilled milk all over the place," said Meyers. "Took quite a while to clean that up."
responded to an accident on
"We held some of our night-shift over that were involved in handling some of these accidents," said Meyers.
"We also got our day-shift people from our meetings that we have here in the morning, we just by-passed those and sent people right out onto the streets."
The only accident injury that required further medical attention was the accident involving the ambulance.