Around 4am Friday the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and Rochelle/Ogle/Lee/Steward Fire and Ambulance responded to a semi-tractor trailer versus pedestrian near the intersection of Hayes Road, Steward, IL.
The semi, driven by 63 year old George Cornwell Jr from Pekin was northbound on Steward Rd. and struck a person walking in the middle of the northbound lane.
The pedestrian has been identified as 60 year old Efrain Alicea from Chicago.
Lee County Officials have not given condition of Alicea but continued to say they were being treated at a Rockford Hospital.. The incident remains under Investigation.