On December 19, 2016 at 3:04 pm Rockford Police responded to a traffic crash at the intersection of Olde Creek Road and McFarland Road. A Rockford Mass Transit bus was Northbound on McFarland Road and a 2011 Buick Lacrosse was Westbound on Olde Creek where the two vehicles collided in the intersection. After the initial impact the bus continued through a ditch striking 6 vehicles parked in the parking lot of 3065 N. Perryville Road. The 35 year old female bus driver and the 58 year old female driver of the Buick were transported to local hospitals with non life threatening injuries. No citations have been issued at this time.
Around 3:10 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Mcfarland and Old Creek. Scanner traffic is saying there is an accident that involves 5 vehicles and a city bus. Multiple injuries are being reported. They have toned out multiple units to the scene and asked for extra manpower. Still developing.