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Woman in serious condition after car crash

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – A woman was in serious condition in a Rockford hospital on Friday after a Thursday afternoon car crash on the west side of Sterling.

According to the White­side County Sheriff’s Department, Michelle Bragg was driving west on LeFevre Road at its intersection with McCue Road at 2:30 p.m. Thursday when her car was hit by a northbound truck.

Authorities say Bragg was taken to CGH Medical Center before being airlifted to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. The truck driver was uninjured.

The sheriff’s department has not released the name of the other driver.

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