Sources are reporting a scene near Rockton/S Beloit.
It happened just before 3 am near Armstrong and Dewey. .
A suspect fled from police, the suspect was in a vehicle and then got out and fled on foot in the area of Hononegah High School. Several officers are searching the area for the suspect. No suspect description at the time of writing this. Police have yet to release any information on the incident.
Police have confirmed this is a fatal accident. 63 year old John Bilski (Chicago) was pronounced dead at a local ER. A truck headed southbound on N Second st hit a sedan that Mr. Bilski was driving. The accident is under investigation
Sources are reporting an accident on 251. By the Roscoe walmart.
Southbound blocked off from Prairie hill to Rockton rd.
WATER RESCUE: Rockton Firefighters and Dive Rescue Personnel were called to the Rock River for a subject that was in the water and in distress. The call was received shortly after 7:30 Wednesday evening. Passerby’s heard her screams for help and called 911. A female subject (who was alone) had just launched her kayak from Settlers Park when she capsized just east of the railroad bridge in Rockton. She was unable to get back into the kayak but was able to throw her anchor allowing the vessel to remain stationary. In heavy water currents, she was clinging to the kayak when rescue personnel arrived and successfully removed her from the water. The kayak was retrieved as well. Fortunately, she was wearing a personal flotation device and was uninjured. Chief Wilson would like to remind those seeking adventure on the water to never boat alone.