On Tuesday 2-14-17 at approx. 4:30 pm A semi truck was northbound on 11th st. in the inside lane. There was a Jeep occupied by the driver and three passengers traveling northbound on 11th st. in the outside lane. The Semi driver then made a wide turn to travel eastbound onto 23rd ave. The Jeep tried to pass the semi but was struck by the semi truck as it made the turn. After the impact from the crash the semi truck struck a building located at 2330 11th st. causing substantial damage. Rockford fire personnel arrived on scene, but no one was transported for medical attention. The crash is still under investigation by Rockford Police.
Note: Dispatch said there was multiple injuries. RPD is saying no one was transported to medical treatment, so the injuries must not have been as serious as they were originally reported.
Around 4:30 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of 11th st and 23rd ave. Scanner traffic is saying there is a bad accident near this location. A semi truck hit another vehicle and also crashed into a nearby building. Multiple injuries are being reported at the time of dispatch. Avoid this area.