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Grant County Accidents

Two vehicle crash on STH 11 

On 2-2-24 at around 1223 hours Grant County Dispatch received a report of a two vehicle crash on STH 11 near the address of 2220 STH 11. 

When a deputy arrived on scene they found that Deborah Symons, age 65 of East Dubuque, IL was eastbound in her 2001 Dodge Caravan when she was attempted to pull into the driveway of 2220 STH 11. Deborah was delivering a package to the address as she works for Amazon. Meanwhile Robert Brinker, age 71 of Lena, IL was also eastbound on STH 11 in his 2008 Chevy Colorado. Robert was behind Deborah and went to pass in the passing zone but he did not see her turn signal until the last minute and he was unable to avoid a collision. Both drivers were wearing seat belts and neither person was seriously injured. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage. Robert was cited for unsafe cutting while passing and Deborah was cited for having a suspended driver's license status. Automotion Towing assisted the Sheriff's Office on scene. 


1 VEHICLE CRASH LEADING TO OWI ARREST 

On 02/02/2024 at approximately 4:28 PM, the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a report of a one vehicle roll over crash.  

Justin Sedbrook, 35 of Stitzer, was southbound on US Highway 80, south of Livingston in the Clifton Township in his 2020, Black , Jeep Cherokee. Sedbrook lost control of his vehicle, and entered the ditch line. Sedbrook traveled along the ditch line, eventually striking a driveway embankment. After striking the embankment, Sedbrook's vehicle rolled several times before coming to a rest on its wheels. Sedbrook was assisted at the scene by a passerby. Sedbrooks vehicle sustained severe damage as a result of the crash.  

During the course of the crash investigation, it was determined Sedbrook was intoxicated. Sedbrook was placed under arrest for operating while intoxicated, first offense. Sedbrook was also cited for failure to keep vehicle under control. Sedbrook was transported from the scene by Montfort EMS to South West Health Center for injuries sustained in the crash. 

The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Livingston Fire Department, Livingston First Responders, Montfort EMS, and Haase Service and Towing.  

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