Teens Suffer Minor Injuries Following Route 17 Rollover

sheriff's officeTwo teens sustain minor injuries following a rollover accident west of Aledo. The one-vehicle crash occurred this morning along Illinois Route 17, according to the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. A Ford Ranger was east bound when the 16 year old driver lost control, driving the truck into the north ditch, rolling and eventually coming to rest on its top. The driver and a 16 year old passenger were transported to Genesis Medical Center Aledo for observation of minor injuries. AMT Ambulance and the Joy Fire Department assisted at the scene.