Jo Daviess Motorcycle Crash Injures Rider

There was a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon (July 17, 2017) in Jo Daviess County.

Authorities say that the accident happened at approximately 4:27 p.m. on Blanding Road, about a mile east of S. River Road.

The cause of the motorcycle accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

The motorcyclist, identified as Russ Pearson, 70, of Rockford, was taken to a hospital.  The severity of his accident injuries was not reported.

The traffic accident investigation continues.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article of July 18, 2017 titled “One person injured in Jo Daviess County motorcycle accident” as well as the July 18 article titled “Rockford Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Jo Daviess County.”


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