One man was injured in a single-vehicle accident when he lost control and the vehicle rolled over on U.S. Route 20 near Tranel Lane in rural East Dubuque on Tuesday just before 6:30 p.m.
According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, Larcell M. Smith, 38, of Galena, was traveling in a Volvo sedan east on U.S. Route 20 when he failed to maneuver a slight curve and left the road. His car went into the median, over the crossover road, then back into the median, and rolled before coming to a rest just east of Tranel Lane.
Smith was taken to a hospital in Galena for his injuries. There in information at this time of his current condition.
Smith was charged with the following:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol
- Failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident
- Illegal transportation of alcohol
- Operating an uninsured vehicle
- Possession of adult use cannabis in motor vehicle
The accident remains under investigation.
The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the East Dubuque Police Department, Menominee-Dunleith Fire Department, and the Galena Area Ambulance Service.