Update: Sources are reporting the police chase originated near the Mcdonalds/Walmart on Northridge around 10:38 pm. The alleged vehicle fled from police. There was an auto accident at State and Alpine, which is believed to be related to the chase. That happened around 10:51 pm. RPD confirmed an accident at this location around this time. Then there was an accident near Broadway and 9th (RPD confirmed this accident as well) that is believed to be related to the incident. And also an accident at Broadway and 7th. Sources said the alleged suspect vehicle was Blue in color, possibly an Impala.
RPD has yet to release any information on this. RPD did confirm the accidents, but would not say if it was related to the police chase. When RPD releases information, we will update this.
Details are minimal right now.
There is an auto accident with injuries in Rockford.
It happened in the area of Broadway and 7th st around 11 pm.
We been told by sources this was a police chase, that resulted in the auto accident.
We can not yet confirm this. We can confirm there is an accident with injuries near this intersection and that several police officers are on the scene and have the area blocked off. So please avoid the area for awhile.
Check back later for updates.