Around 3:40 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched for an auto accident with injuries and possible extrication needed. It happened near E state st and Alder. Several injuries are being reported. Possible extrication is being requested. At least 2 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene. Avoid the area or expect delays
On Friday, May 11, 2018, at approximately 1:00 pm, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Garden Prairie Road north of U.S. Route 20 in Garden Prairie for a two vehicle accident.
Preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle traveling northbound on Garden Prairie Road crossed the centerline striking a vehicle traveling southbound. The driver of the northbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the southbound vehicle was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital with minor injuries.
The accident is still under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone County Coroner’s Office.
The names of the drivers are not being released at this time
Around 1 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched for a serious accident.
It happened in the area of Garden Prairie rd near the Camelot School.
Multiple injuries are being reported.
At least one person needs to be cut out of the vehicle.
We are not sure at this time why they are going off, but are digging more into that issue and will post updates as we find out more.
The threat for severe weather doesn’t come back into the picture for the area until Saturday.
So hopefully this will get resolved before then, but until then please have alternative ways of receiving weather updates just in case!
Several Sources Reporting A Police Chase, With Possible Shots Fired
UPDATE: Parents of a missing teen contacted us earlier in reference to making a post to help locate their son. Rockford Scanner was awaiting to hear back from the Rockford Police Department on the case, before we posted it. During that time, that missing teen came home and stole weapons and cash from the residence. Later on, the parents of the teen saw him and called the police. The police chased the suspect and later caught him in the area of the Rockford Airport.
Several sources have said they heard what sounded like shots fired during the chase. But we can not confirm this.
Details are minimal right now due to the encryption. We are getting reports of a high speed police chase on the East side. Reports of a vehicle fleeing from police in the area between 20th ave, 11th st, over to Kishwaukee and out by the airport. All over this area.
Numerous police officers are reported to be chasing this vehicle.
Unconfirmed reports are reporting shots have been fired during this police chase, but we can not yet confirm this due to the police encryption.
UPDATE: LPPD working the scene of a serious traffic crash. Please avoid N. Perryville Rd. and E. Riverside Blvd.
We will have N. Perryville Rd. closed from Riverside to Rock Valley Parkway for several hours, anticipating until at least 2 am.
The victim that was airlifted via the REACT helicopter is currently listed in critical condition.
Three vehicles were involved in the accident. The accident happened approx. 8:15 pm
Reports of 4 vehicles involved, but I only saw two vehicles on the scene. One person was taken by medical helicopter to a local ER. Police will have Perryville just North of E Riverside blocked off for several hours while they investigate this very serious accident scene. Check back later for updates
Around 8:30 Pm tonight there was a very serious accident in Loves Park.
Reports of at least 4 vehicles are involved in an auto accident near Perryville and E Riverside
Injuries were being reported. At least one medical helicopter was en route to the scene.
Another helicopter was put on stand by.
This is still developing, avoid the area for awhile. We will post updates as they become available