Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Extrication Needed in Rockford



Around 5:10 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries and extrication is being requested. 

It happened in the area of Spring Creek and Highcrest. 

There is an auto accident near this intersection. 

Extrication is being requested to cut someone out of the vehicle. 

Injuries were reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

The vehicle appeared to have hit a large utility box. It was laying on the ground and had damage. 

Comed says there are customers without power in the area. Unknown on the restore time frame. 

Avoid the area or expect delays. 

Tim: “I just witnessed a major car accident on Highcrest Rd. A car came flying down the hill near Spring Creek and Highcrest and instead of making the curve down the hill the car went straight, up over the curb and into the trees.”