One dead and one injured in two-vehicle crash in Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY (NBC 26) – The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says one person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash involving a car and an ATV.

In a news release, officials said emergency responders received the 911 call about the accident on Bonnie View Road near County Trunk Highway 44 in the city of Utica at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday.

According to officials, one of the ATV drivers died at the scene of the accident. The other ATV driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the driver of the car suffered minor injuries and is cooperating fully with law enforcement. Authorities say the driver immediately called 911 and administered first aid. A passenger in the car also assisted with life-saving measures.

The name of the person killed is not currently disclosed.

Investigators are trying to find out the cause of the crash.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the families and friends affected by this tragic event,” the sheriff’s press release said.