STEWARD — Jeffrey Delong, 42, of Paw Paw was airlifted from a rural area near Steward following a four-wheeler accident reported at 7:22 p.m. Saturday.
The Lee County Sheriff’s department responded to the area of Woodlawn and Reynolds roads where they located Delong under the four-wheeler. He was airlifted from the scene to St. Anthony’s Hospital, Rockford where the sheriff’s department reports he is in stable condition. Also responding were the Illinois State Police, Shabbona Ambulance and Lee Fire Department. The accident remains under investigation.