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Thunderstorm winds blow tractor trailer onto car

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JO DAVIESS COUNTY, ILLINOIS (KWWL) -- Strong winds from Friday night's thunderstorm blew a tractor trailer onto its side around 7:00 p.m.  The accident was at the intersection of US 20 and Mount Hope Road.

The semi, with an emtpy trailer, was blown over and hit a car stopped in a left-turn lane.  Christopher Knowles of Naples, Florida was driving the car and had three passangers.

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Timothy Corbiere of Shorterville, Alabama was driving and his wife was a passanger.

Several people were taken to Midwest Medical, treated, and released.

Corbiere is chared with failing to use caution for hazardous conditions.

Online Reporter:  Jamie Grey

 

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