On Wednesday, 9-14-16, at 1755 hours the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Ridge Ave in reference to a serious motor vehicle accident. Upon officers’ arrival they discovered a one vehicle accident at the intersection of Bell Ave. and Ridge Ave. Rockford Fire Department Personnel were also on scene and extracated the vehicle’s occupants. Witnesses stated the vehicle was southbound on Ridge Ave when it struck a telephone pole and then flipped on it’s side.
The two occupants of the vehicle were transported to local hospitals. One of the occupants of the vehicle had life-threatening injuries. The Rockford Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the accident at this time. The 2400 block of Ridge Ave. is closed to all vehiclular traffic until their on-scene investigation is complete.
Around 6:40 pm tonight several emergency personnel were on scene of a rollover accident that happened in the area of Ridge and Bell. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has rolled over near this location. injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Please avoid the area