Accident on Rte. 78November 11, 2017
A minor accident occurred on Friday at approximately 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Grove St. and Riverside Dr. According to Prophetstown Police a pickup driven by Louis Hummel of Prophetstown was stopped at the intersection of Riverside Dr. and Grove St. (Rt.78) heading east when he failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Tim Erickson of
Prophetstown that was traveling northbound on Grove St. (Rt. 78).
The collision impacted the driver's side of Erickson's vehicle and spun it 180 degrees coming to rest in the ditch on the east side of the road.
Both drivers were checked at the scene by PFPD Ambulance personnel and refused transport. Hummel was cited for failure to yield at a stopped intersection.