Just before 11:30 AM this morning. The Rockford fire department were dispatched to 11th St. and 18th Ave. Initial scanner traffic is saying there’s an automobile accident with injuries near this intersection. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. At least one person is trapped in extrication is being requested. Several units are en route
Around 6:23 am this morning several units were dispatched to the area of the 4800 block of S Perryville. Scanner traffic is saying a subject driving a truck has hit a deer. The driver is injured and is bleeding from the neck. Several units are en route. No other information.
Around 3:30 am this morning officers were chasing a vehicle. The officers involved are Winnebago County Sheriff officers. They did say the suspect vehicle description, but we missed it. The suspects were northbound on Springfield. As we are typing this, they turned eastbound onto W State near Central doing around 60 MPH. They are wanting spike strips. Still developing
Update: They have been all over the the west side of town. They are currently still chasing the vehicle doing 30 MPH near Halsted.
At 3:51 am this morning officers were able to take the suspect into custody near Conklin ct and Conklin drive. There is a group of people, they believe are the suspects friends on scene and they want many more officers there on scene to control the crowd.
Update: The subject threw stuff out the window during the chase. officers are going back to try to retrieve the items. Suspect is also wanted on 2 warrants.
Around 11 PM. The Rockford fire department were dispatch for an automobile accident near the area of South Alpine and Newburg. Multiple injuries are being reported and at least two ambulances had been dispatched to the scene. This is still developing, so please avoid the area. The cause of the accident is under investigation.