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

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SERIOUS ACCIDENT: On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the area of Broadway and Parkside Drive for a two-vehicle car crash. Officers learned a 71-year-old Rockford man driving an SUV, and a 51-year-old Rockford woman also driving an SUV, collided in the intersection. Both drivers were taken to a local hospital and both are in critical condition. There were no other occupants in either vehicle.

The Rockford Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team is on scene investigating. Please avoid the area.

The Rockford Police Department advises you to AVOID the intersection of Broadway and Parkside due to current traffic congestion. A serious crash investigation at Broadway and Parkside will cause traffic backups and detours for the next several hours.

We been told the injuries are life threatening and possibly fatal.

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