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Rockford Fire officials say driver experienced medical event leading to accident in Rockford

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The Rockford Fire Department says two cars slid almost a full city block after an accident on S. Rockford Ave. 

According to officials on the scene, this happened around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.  They say a 57-year-old driver of a Jeep experienced a medical issue, leading to it rear ending a PT Cruiser driven by a 21-year-old. According to officials, the force of the accident sent both cars sliding nearly a full city block, with the Jeep ending up on a front yard. 

Both drivers were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. 

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