La Salle County Deputies

An Earlville police officer was seriously hurt Saturday night after rolling his squad west of town.  The officer has not been identified. He was assisting a deputy with a traffic stop on Route 34 in Earlville. The suspects, all from Chicago were in a car driven by Jaquaya Roy. Roy suddenly fled the scene westbound on Route 34. In the pursuit, west of town, the Earlville officer rolled his squad several times at East 9th road. Earlville Fire Chief Larry Todd says the officer radioed for help and exited his squad which was smoking. The injured man is believed to be in St. Anthony's in Rockford.

Meanwhile, Roy and her passengers, during the pursuit with a deputy, crashed their car and North 46th and East Third, three miles north north-east of Mendota. No one in Roy's car was hurt. Roy was arrested for aggravated fleeing and eluding, two speeding tickets including once driving 100 in a 45, illegal transport of alcohol, illegal cannabis possession and reckless driving. She's in the county jail awaiting a bond hearing. Two other passengers, 33-year old Keanna Chester and 30-year old Kevin Chester were each charged with illegal transportation of alcohol.

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