One airlifted, two hurt after car crashes into tree in Winnebago County – WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – Three people are seriously hurt after a car crash early Friday morning.
Emergency crews dispatched just after 3 a.m. to the 2800 block of N. Springfield Avenue between Safford and Auburn roads to investigate a single-vehicle accident.
First responders found a driver and two passengers at the scene. Deputies say the driver was headed north on Springfield Avenue when they lost control and crashed into a tree.
The driver was extricated from the vehicle and air lifted by REACT helicopter to a local hospital, and two passengers were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Authorities have not released any other information about the people involved at this time while the crash is under investigation.
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