Car vs Motorcycle Accident

On Sept 20th, 2017, approximately 1344, Deputies and Rochelle Fire/Ambulance personnel responded to a car vs motorcycle accident at the intersection of Route 38 and Fisher Rd. The rider of the motorcycle, Scott Wiersema, 45, of Rock Falls, was airlifted to OSF/St Anthony’s hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car, Stacy Witherspoon, 52, of Rochelle, was cited for Failure to Yield at a Stop Intersection.