Rockford Scanner™: Multiple injuries and extrication needed had a serious accident scene in Rockford

This afternoon several emergency personnel were responding to a serious automobile accident involving multiple injuries and extrication was required to cut at least one person out of the vehicle.

This afternoon the Rockford fire department and police department were dispatched for a serious accident scene in the area of Crosby and Welty

A van has hit a utility pole near this intersection.

The pole snapped in half and has caused a power outage in the area.

Multiple injuries were reported and at least three ambulances were dispatched to the scene

it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation