Traffic Temporarily Snarled on 69 Highway

The Winnebago County Sheriffs Office and the Forest City Police Department were dispatched to a traffic issue on Highway 69 Friday morning. according to the Sheriff’s Office, a tractor trailer and its trailer were accidentally separated on the highway just in front of the Holland Moving and Rigging Company.

Officials halted traffic in both directions as Holland Moving and Rigging officials, emergency personnel, and the driver worked to hook the trailer back up and clear the area.

Officials reported no injuries and there was minimal damage to the truck and trailer. Traffic resumed after nearly fifteen minutes from the time the truck and trailer separated.

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