Rockford Scanner™: Very serious accident on Rockford’s east side

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Sources are reporting an automobile accident in the area of Mulford and Newberg around 1 PM

Reports are saying there is an automobile accident near this location.

Sources are reporting at least one person has been injured. The severity of the injuries are believed to be Non-Life-threatening , but are not yet confirmed.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

You may want to avoid this area for a while, or expect traffic delays.

Rockford police have released the following information
Please avoid the intersection of Mulford/Newburg roads for a 2 vehicle crash that occurred shortly before 1 pm. 1 person hospitalized, unknown on severity of injuries at this time

Update from the Rockford Police Department: A red car was traveling southbound on Mulford which collided in the intersection with a dump truck which was turning left onto Newburg from northbound Mulford.  The driver of the car, a 59-year-old male, had to be extricated and was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the dump truck was not injured.  The accident is under investigation.