Dixon, Ill. driver hurt in semi rollover near Galena

GALENA, Ill. (KWQC) - A driver had to be airlifted to a hospital in Iowa City after his semi rolled down an embankment of a road in rural Galena.

According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office, 24-year-old Kale Hamill of Dixon, Ill. was driving a semi-tanker hauling water on W. Chetlain Ln. when he lost control on a curve and the rig went off the road. rolled down an embankment and came to rest against some trees.

Hamill was taken to University Hospitals in Iowa city for treatment of injuries.

He has been charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.