DeKALB – Authorities had to remove a 69-year-old Shabbona man from his vehicle following a two-car crash in DeKalb on Monday.
At 9:05 a.m., Patrick E. McCormick, of Comanche Street in Shabbona, was driving a Ford Focus east in the 500 block of Bethany Road when he tried to turn left onto Commerce Drive, DeKalb police said in a news release.
McCormick's vehicle collided with a pickup truck driven by Samuel Walt, 41, of DeKalb, traveling west through the intersection. McCormick had to be freed from the vehicle and transported to Kishwaukee Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Walt was unhurt, police said.
McCormick was issued a citation for failing to yield while turning left.