Rockford Scanner™: Train Derailment In Ogle County, Still Developing





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On Saturday 02/23/19 at approximately 9:50pm the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a train derailment at the Pines Rd crossing just west of Devils Backbone.

This railway is owned by Illinois Railway and operated by Omni Track. 99 empty rail cars (no locomotive) were being stored on the rail between Gale Rd and Oregon Trail.

For an unknown reason the rail cars began to move southeast towards Pines Rd were the unaccompanied cars struck a derailing device causing 17 of the 99 empty rail cars to derail.

During the derailment a car caused damage to a ComEd power pole. The cars came to rest on Pines Rd and the north ditch.

Pines Rd is expected to be closed all day Sunday.


Several sources are reporting a train derailment in Ogle County.

Sources said a train had 6 cars derailed around 10 pm tonight. The cause of the derailment is not yet known and is under investigation. No injuries have been reported.

Ogle County Sheriff has confirmed a train derailment.
Pines Road at Devils backbone Is closed due to a train derailment
Please find an alternate route of travel

No other information is available right now, still developing.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Building





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Sources are reporting a vehicle crashed into a building.

It happened around 8:30 pm tonight in the 4800 block of Linden rd, near Great Oaks Apartments.

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

Avoid the area or expect delays

 

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Flooding Issues in Rockford





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RS Source sent us the following in regards to flooding in Rockford .

” Alida street behind the the old Schnucks on Rockton. My car was submerged in the middle and I was stranded for an hour. Tow truck had to come and get me out. Very dangerous location it’s deeper than what it appears because of the big pot holes under the water.  ”


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Rockford Scanner™: Several Gunshots Rang Out On Rockford’s East Side, Police Investigating





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Sources are reporting several gunshots rang out on Rockford’s Eat side around 4 am this morning.

It happened in the area of 9th st and Sandy Hollow.

Suspect is a white male wearing a gray hoody and last seen on foot armed with a rifle near Sandy Hollow.

We been told injuries were reported. No other information at this time.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency personnel Responding To A Structure Fire Call





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Several Emergency personnel Responding To A Structure Fire Call

Several sources are reporting a structure fire call in Rockford. It happened around 12:30 am in the 2100 block of Spring Brook.

Several emergency personnel are en route.

Still developing

 


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