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Collision sends boy to hospital

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCK FALLS – A car crash late Wednesday afternoon at West Fifth Street and Eleventh Avenue sent a 5-year-old boy to the hospital, according to a Rock Falls Police news release.

Rock Falls Police responded to the accident shortly before 5 p.m. Upon arrival, they found that an eastbound car, driven by Jessinia Loyola, 21, of Rock Falls, was hit after Mary Arduini, 92, or Rock Falls, pulled into the intersection after stopping.

The 5-year-old was using a child restraint seat and was taken to CGH Medical Center as a precaution, according to the release.

Officials said the child suffered minor injuries.

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