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Rockford Scanner™: River Rescue In Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a river rescue in Rockford. 

Just before noon today there was a person in the Rock River in the 1400 block of S Main.  A citizen was trying to rescue the person in the water.

Emergency personnel were en route.   No other details at this time.

Update: The person was rescued out of the river, unknown on the victims condition.

RS Source







 

Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Alert Near Roscoe, Yup That Is What You Think It Is In the Roadway




 

Sources are reporting a traffic alert near Roscoe. 

Reports of a pontoon boat that has fallen off a trailer, and into the roadway on N Second st (251)  near Roscoe.

No reports of injuries.  Unknown how the boat fell off the trailer.

RS SOURCE







 

Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident In Loves Park




Sources are reporting a bad accident in Loves Park. 

It happened near Forest Hills and Harlem.

A vehicle has reportedly crashed into a pole near this intersection.

Injuries were being reported.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at the time of posting this.

You may want to avoid the area for awhile, or expect delays.


Video and photos by RS sources








 

Rockford Scanner™: Woman Stabbed, Suspect Chased Her & She Crashed Her Vehicle




Sources are reporting a stabbing in Rockford.

A woman was stabbed in the stomach.
She was then being chased.
She crashed her vehicle on Vernon in Rockford.

Police are searching for the suspect in the area.

Police have not released the suspect information at this time.

The female was stabbed in the stomach, unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The victim was stabbed in the lower right abdomen with a pocket knife.

Sources are reporting this may have been a police chase.
But police have yet to confirm this.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Fire On the East Side




 

Sources are reporting a fire on the East side. 

Reports of the dumpster near the Happy Wok on 11 st.  is on fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No reports of injuries 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run In Rockford/Loves Park




 

This is just one of many reasons why people should invest into getting a dash camera for their vehicles!

Around 11:30 am this morning a black vehicle was traveling eastbound on E Riverside when it ran the red light, just West of Mulford.

A SUV was headed northbound at the intersection and gotten the green light. They were turning westbound onto E Riverside.

The two vehicles collided.

The driver of the SUV then fled the scene westbound on E Riverside. The driver of the black vehicle pulled off into the parking lot.

It appeared no injuries.

Unknown why the driver of the black vehicle ran the red light.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Child Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford




 

A child has been hit by a vehicle in Rockford.

It happened around 1:20 pm today near the area of 2nd and Lafayette. 

Reports of a 9 year old child that has been hit by a vehicle. 

Injuries were being reported.  

Avoid the area for awhile.  

Check back later for possible updates. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Parts Of Rock Valley College Have Been Evacuated




 

We have gotten reports of some areas of the Rock Valley College being evacuated due to a gas leak near the theater.

Building E, BST, F, G, have all been evacuated due to the gas leak. 

The cause of the gas leak is under investigation.

No reports of injuries. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Auto Accident, Vehicle Catches On Fire




 

Sources are reporting an auto accident with a vehicle on fire. 

It happened around 10 am near 11th ave and 7th st.

Reports of an auto accident and one of the vehicles involved in the accident has caught on fire.  We have heard conflicting reports on injuries, so it is unknown on injuries at this time.  The cause is under investigation.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Sources Said It Sounded Like A Shootout In Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a shooting incident that happened last night.  A couple of sources have said it sounded like a shootout near Harrison and Colorado just before 11 pm.  We have not heard of any injuries or property damage. Sources are reporting hearing approx. 25 gunshots. 

No other information at this time.