Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving An Off Road Vehicle in Rockford





Sources are reporting an accident involving an off road vehicle.

It happened around 4 pm today in the area of Auburn and Springfield.

Sources said several off road vehicles (4 wheelers and dirt bikes) were driving in the roadway when one of them was hit by a vehicle. Sources said they were riding recklessly just prior to the accident, but RPD has yet to confirm this.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Sources said it appears to be life threatening injuries. But officials have yet to confirm this .

Witnesses are reporting the off road vehicle (Dirt-bike) slammed into the side of the vehicle (Truck). Police have yet to confirm this.

Rockford Police have only released the following: AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn St due to traffic incident. Some roads closed.
Rockford Police advise you to AVOID Springfield Avenue south from Auburn Street due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near this intersection has closed Springfield Avenue Southbound and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

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