Around 5:30 am this morning emergency personnel were responding to an accident in Rockford.
It happened in the 1200 block of Rose.
A vehicle has crashed into a pole near this location.
The pole is snapped, approx. half way up.
There were original reports saying the pole was on fire at the top, but when emergency personnel arrived on scene the fire must of been extinguished, because there was no more fire.
At least 3 residences in the area are without power, due to this accident.
Unconfirmed reports are saying the driver may have fled the scene.