Update: Sources are reporting a bad accident on the bridge. Weather may have played a factor in the accident. The salt trucks are laying down a lot of salt onto the bridge.
Sources are reporting the Harlem bridge in Machesney Park is blocked off by police. It is not yet clear what is going on. Sources said several emergency personnel are on scene and police have the bridge blocked off.
Sources are reporting a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle at the Loves Park Police Station. Injuries are being reported. Sounds like non life threatening injuries. It is not yet clear if a police squad vehicle hit the bicyclist or another vehicle. Emergency personnel are on scene. Still developing.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
* WHAT...Freezing drizzle and light snow. Ice accumulations of a
light glaze and snow accumulation generally less than one inch.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Illinois.
* WHEN...Until midnight CST tonight.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing drizzle
and will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and
limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Freezing drizzle, sometimes mixing with light snow, is expected this evening across portions of north central Illinois. Freezing drizzle will result in icy conditions on untreated and lesser traveled roads. Use extra caution if commuting this evening.
UPDATE: Sources said the alleged suspect is 22 year old Steven J. Hawks. He was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting police, robbery and drugs. Currently on no bond until he goes to court, the $150 was for a warrant.
Sources reporting numerous emergency personnel working a scene in Machesney Park. Several police officers are searching the apartment complexes near Seaton Hall, Zenith Parkway, Delta Drive, etc…. for a suspect.
Sounds like they have a large police perimeter in the area searching for a suspect.
We cant confirm it because the encryption and police haven’t released any information.
We will try to bring you updates as they become available.