Guilford Road reopens following accident

Online Staff Report

Guilford Road has been reopened after being closed for several hours following a deadly car crash.

A man in his 20s and a woman in her 30s were killed in a two-car crash on Guilford Road between Roxbury and Williamsburg roads this morning. The crash occurred around 8:46 a.m.

24-year-old Michael Freeman, of Loves Park, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:40 a.m., while 33-year-old Chamicwa Black, of Rockford, was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. after being transported to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, a westbound red Mazda RX8 driven by Freeman swerved into the eastbound lane of traffic and was struck by an eastbound silver Ford Taurus driven by Black.

Posted Feb. 6, 2015

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