Concrete Truck Rollover in DeKalb County Sparks Joint Response Efforts


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MALTA TWP, DeKalb County – A concrete truck rollover on the 23200 block of Malta Rd in DeKalb County prompted a mutual aid response from several fire departments and towing companies on Tuesday morning.

At least one person was reported trapped in a vehicle at the time of the incident at 11:01 a.m. The first emergency team on the scene immediately called for assistance from other departments. By 12:15 p.m., the patient was transported to a helicopter ambulance service for further treatment.

Multiple emergency response groups helped out, including the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, DeKalb FD – Battalion 1, Engine 3, Rochelle FD – Rescue 8, Sycamore FD – Engine 2, and Lovett’s Towing. This incident highlights how different emergency response groups collaborate during difficult situations to help those in need.

The cause of the accident and the extent of injuries sustained by the driver have not been released. The authorities are still investigating the incident. The concrete truck’s condition and its cargo were not mentioned.


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