On 03/29/15 at 1:31 PM the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department and Ashton Ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Chana Road and Flagg Road. Emily Scholl (32, Franklin Grove) was traveling west on Flagg Road in a white Ford Escape and stopped at the stop sign. Scholl did not see the gray Nissan Pathfinder that was traveling south on Chana Road. Scholl entered the intersection and was struck by the Nissan, being driven by Michelle Bartelt (40, Byron).
Scholl and her juvenile passenger were transported to Rochelle Hospital for minor injuries. Scholl was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection. Bartelt and her three passengers (Benjamin Bartelt, 40, Byron-and two juvenile boys) were not injured in the accident.