Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Possible Extrication Needed


Around 10:30 pm tonight emergency personnel were responding to a rollover accident with possible extrication needed. It happened in the area of 6th st and 20th ave. 

Reports of a rollover accident near this location. 

Extrication was being requested to cut at least one person out of the vehicle. 

This is still developing, avoid the area. 




Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Fire Department Battling Another House Fire




Around 7:15 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a house fire call. 

It happened in the area of 1317 Taylor st

Initial reports said it was a possible electrical fire. Then smoke was showing from the ceiling and they were evacuating the building. 

When the Rockford Fire Department arrived on scene, they confirmed smoke showing from the roof area. 

Still developing. 




Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident in Rockford, Avoid The Area



Around 6:30 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a serious accident on the West side. 

It happened in the area of Auburn and Central. 

Reports of an auto accident near this location and at least 1 person is injured. 

The person is reported to be unconscious and bleeding from the head and is now having a seizure. 

Please avoid the area, or expect delays. 

The Rockford Police Department advises you to AVOID Auburn Street and Central Avenue (north bound lanes) due to a current traffic issue. Auburn St and Central Ave north bound lanes are closed and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours. The suggested alternate route is Kilburn Ave or Springfield Ave.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Vacant House in Rockford Goes Up In Flames, RFD Battling The House Fire




Around 6:30 am this morning, the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire. 

It happened in the 700 block of S 3rd, on the East side. 

The house is reported to be vacant.  No injuries have been reported. 

It is behind Kishwaukee Elementary School. 

No other structures have been damaged. 

Several fire fighters are battling the fire, in the hot and humid conditions this morning. 

Still developing





Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Are En Route To A Possible Shooting in Rockford



Around 3:30 am this morning shots were fired during an argument on the East side. 

Reports of at least one possible shooting victim. 

It happened near the area of 322 S Prospect

Details are minimal right now. 

There is reports of at least one possible shooting victim near this location. 

This is still developing. Check back later for updates




Rockford Scanner™: Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle, Pedestrian Is Not Moving. Still Developing

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, at approximately 11:55 p.m., Rockford Police Department officers responded to the 2400 block of South Alpine Road for reports of a serious traffic crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian.

Preliminary investigations revealed that a 47-year-old male Rockford resident was crossing in the midblock of S. Alpine Road when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. The driver, who is a 16-year-old male Rockford resident, remained on scene. The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital where he was listed as critical condition.

The Rockford Police Department Traffic Accident Reconstruction team was deployed to the scene.

On June 20, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and died while in the hospital. The investigation is ongoing and no further details are available at this time




Unknown if it is related: Several sources have told us the Rockford Police were on scene doing an investigation near this accident scene, on Sunday.  If it is related, the RPD believes the injuries are life threatening and possibly fatal. We will bring you updates as they become available.

Around midnight several emergency personnel were responding to a serious accident on the East side. 

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near Alpine and Harrison. 

The pedestrian is injured and is not moving. Injuries are believed to be life threatening according to a source. 

Several emergency personnel are en route. Avoid this area.