Accident in Dorr Township sends one to the hospital

A man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a two-car crash Wednesday morning in an unincorporated area of McHenry County in Dorr Township, according to the Lakewood Police Department.

A pickup truck heading west on Route 176 rear-ended a Ford Ranger that was stopped at the intersection of Route 176 and Dean Street while waiting to turn south on Dean Street, police said.

According to police, the driver of the pickup truck was later transported to Centegra Hospital - Woodstock with injuries that were not considered life threatening. The other driver, a 61-year-old Woodstock man, was treated and released at the scene.

Edward D. Horner, 27, of McHenry, was issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

Members of the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Lakewood Fire Department assisted with the incident, which took place around 6 a.m.

— Lawerence Synett