Driver taken to hospital by helicopter after rollover accident in Jo Daviess County

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JO DAVIESS COUNTY, Ill. (KCRG) - Jo Daviess County police responded to a report of a rolled over semi accident at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday near General Grant Drive.

Deputies say a semi-tanker that was hauling water westbound on W. Chetlain Lane near General Grant Drive when it overturned while driving on a curve too fast.

The semi, driven by 24-year-old Kale Hammill from Dixon then left the road and rolled down an embankment before stopping against trees.

Hamill was taken to the University of Iowa Hospital by helicopter for treatment of his injuries.

Hamill has been charged with Failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The accident is still under investigation.