Sources are reporting a head on collision in Boone County.
It happened around 3:30 pm today in front of the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Three vehicles are involved in the accident.
It is reported to be a head on collision.
Injuries were being reported. We been told there are multiple injuries.
The severity of the injuries we were told are believed to possibly be life threatening for one of the victims involved, but not yet confirmed.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Please avoid the area for awhile or expect delays
Note: Sounds like an emergency helicopter has been dispatched to the scene. Several sources are saying this is a very bad accident scene. Please avoid this area.
RS fan Jill Masek Hayes: “Silver neon and a Maroon Ford Edge and a White utility van. Van was bad, but the better of three. The other two… their needs to be some serious praying going on. They were in very bad shape.”
Several sources are reporting 2 military Chinook helicopters were flying in the area this morning.
There were 2 military Chinook helicopters that were flying in the area.
At least one of them landed at the National Guard Armory in Machesney Park.
It is unknown why they were in the area.
Video by Matt & Phillip
The Chinook helicopters are used for mainly transporting troops and equipment. Chinook helicopter transports troops, artillery, supplies and equipment to the battlefield. Other applications include medical evacuation, aircraft recovery, parachute drop, search-and-rescue, disaster relief, firefighting and heavy construction
On 04-08-19 at approximately 8:27pm a Janesville officer responded to 303 S. Ringold to speak with Ryan Weaver regarding a retail theft incident. Unbeknownst to the officer, Weaver was wanted for a probation violation. Weaver exited the house through a back door of his home to avoid being taken into custody.
Officers set up a perimeter around the area and deployed the departments UAV/Drone to search for Weaver. The UAV picked up an unusual heat signature between a nearby house and shed. Officers responded to the location and found Weaver hiding. Weaver was taken into custody for the felony probation violation without incident and held at the Rock County Jail. Weaver is on probation for delivery of narcotics.
Arrested: Ryan C. Weaver 30yrs old
Charge: Probation Violation
WISCONSIN STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL: POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, APRIL 12
Due to the potential for severe weather on Thursday, the Wisconsin Statewide Tornado Drill has been postponed until Friday, April 12th. Citizens should note that any warnings issued Thursday are not part of a drill, and are real warnings of severe weather.
On Friday, a mock tornado watch will be issued at 1:00 p.m. followed by a statewide mock tornado warning at 1:45 p.m.
Many radio and TV stations across the state will issue the test tornado warnings. In addition, mock alerts will be issued on NOAA Weather Radios and many communities will sound their tornado sirens to test their emergency severe weather plans.
Later, a mock tornado warning will be issued at 6:45 p.m. to give families and second shift workers a chance to practice their emergency plans.
The Rock County Outdoor Warning Sirens will be activated at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm for the drill. The National Weather Service indicated that there is no threat of severe weather on Friday therefore the testing will go on as planned for Friday.