Rockford Scanner™: Power Outage, Trees Down, Auto Accident On The East Side




Reports of a few scenes on the East side. 

  • The areas of Rolling Green neighborhood, Alpine, Newburg,  Broadway etc…  are reported to be without power. Approx. 1,500 customers are without power. The estimated restore time is approx 5:30 pm. 
  • There are trees that took down some wires near Alpine and Newburg. 
  • Auto accident near Colorado & Harrison 
  • Photos by RS source Theresa Stanfield








 

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A pole Causing A Power Outage




 

Sources are reporting a vehicle has crashed into a pole on Newburg, near Alpine.  Injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. The accident caused a power outage in the area. Many people are without power in the area. COMED just arrived on scene, no estimated restore time at the time of writing this. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Power Outage in Loves Park




 

Sources are reporting a power outage in Loves Park.

Comed says approx. 160 customers are without power right now near Riverside and Mulford.  The cause of the outage is under investigation.  The estimated restore time is approx. 6:15 am

We have been told it was an auto accident, but police have not yet confirmed this.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Hits A Pole Causing A Power Outage




 

Sources are reporting a power outage on the west side. 

Sources said they heard an explosion noise. Then shortly after that, we got reports of a vehicle that crashed into a pole on W State near the Pierpont area. The pole is snapped in half. Unknown on injuries. Comed is reported to be on scene. Unknown on the estimated restore time.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: COMED Activates emergency response teams




 

From COMED:
We’ve activated our emergency response teams and over 200 crews are working as quickly and safely as possible to restore power to customers experiencing outages due to this afternoons storm.

If you see a downed wire, please call 1-800-334-7661 immediately. Consider all downed wires energized and extremely dangerous.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Almost 1,000 customers without power in Winnebago County




 

As of 2:45 pm today, there is almost 1,000 customers without power in Winnebago County. 

There is a large power outage on the west side of the county.

Comed is currently looking into the situation. There is no cause of the power outage at the time of writing this. No estimated restore time at the time of writing this. Still developing.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Robberies, Possible Shooting, And A Power Outage




Sources are reporting a few scenes in the area

  • Power outage earlier today near 173 and West ln. Unknown on the cause of the power outage at the time of writing this
  • Reports of numerous police surrounding the area of the 1000 block of Broadway.  We been told there was a serious incident that took place, but RPD has yet to release information.  We been told there was a robbery and the victim was injured during the robbery (Possibly shot)
  • Robbery near School st and Johnston

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Several Accidents And Almost 4,500 Without Power Still





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Sources are reporting the road conditions are still poor out there.

Numerous accident have happened in the last 12 hours.

Vehicle has rolled over near Montague and Meridian.

Vehicles in the ditches and many minor accidents being reported.

I-90 at State st, westbound lanes. Accident with multiple injuries.

Another one:  Bad accident 2 miles west of the Irene Rd exit on I-90 going westbound. Traffic is down to one lane that direction

Theres also power outages being reported.  As of 12:30 pm there are 4,500 customers without power in Winnebago County






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Rockford Scanner™: Blown Transformer, Many Without Power





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RS fan  Suellen Anderson is saying:
“Blown transformer on Blackhawk about 1/2 miles west of 35th st. 1000 customers out. Fire dept has road blocked and crews are in the buckets now”

 

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Blown Transformer in Rockford, Possible Power Outage





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Sources are reporting a blown transformer in Rockford.

It happened near  611 Iroquois Ave in Rockford.

A transformer has blown, no reports of fire but it is sparking.

We been told the power is out in the area, but Comed has yet to confirm this.






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