Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire in Rockford, Fire Department En Route

Around 5:15 pm tonight,  the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a possible house fire.

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Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries causing long traffic delays

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Several sources are reporting an automobile accident on 20 in the eastbound lanes near the 11th St. bridge around 8 am this morning. Injuries were being reported but it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. Traffic is backed up for a long ways so avoid the area or expect long traffic delays. The cause of the accident is under investigation




Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A Semi & 2 Cars, injuries Reported. Avoid the area.

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Just after 4 am this morning, emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries. 

I-39 Northbound near US 20

There is an accident that involves a semi and two cars. Total of three vehicles involved. 

Injuries are being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route. 

Avoid the area or expect delays



Rockford Scanner™: Two More Bad Accidents in The Area

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UPDATE: Officials confirm 78-year-old Lavon H. Eytalis of Byron, was taken to Mercyhealth where she passed away.

In reference to the Route 2 accident scene. 

Several sources reporting two more bad accidents in the area. 

  • Bad accident on Route 2 near Kennedy Hill 
  • Multiple vehicle accident On Bypass 20 near Irene

Both accident scenes reporting injuries.

Other accidents in the area 

Rockford Scanner™: Couple Of Bad Accidents Today in Rockford

Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency Personnel Responding to A Very Serious Auto Accident

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Around 5:35 pm tonight several emergency personnel were responding to a serious accident scene. 

It happened in the area of Meridian and 20, near the Roy Gayle Park. 

Reports of a serious accident. 

At least 4 people injured, several ambulances en route. 

One is a trauma code. 

This is still developing, avoid the area



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Police Officers At A Scene, Possible Body Found

UPDATE: Middle aged woman has been found in the river. A family fishing nearby spotted the body and called police. The womans body has not been in the river to long and the Winnebago County Coroners office hopes to have the identity by this afternoon. Sources said it is possibly a reported missing woman. 

We will post updates as they become available. 


Confirmed dead body.  Emergency personnel are recovering a dead body from the Rock River.  No other information at this time. 

Several sources reporting a scene on 20, between 11th st and S Main. 

Numerous police officers, crime scene unit, Winnebago County Coroner’s office, etc… are all on scene. 

We been told that it was a body found near the bridge.

They do have one lane of traffic blocked off in the area, so expect traffic delays. 

As you know, details are minimal due to the encryption.   

Still developing. 

Rockford Scanner™: Four ambulances and two medical helicopters dispatched to a very serious accident scene



Around 3 PM several emergency personnel responding to a very serious accident that  included a semi.

Multiple vehicles are reported to be involved in the accident.

It had been in the area of Marengo Road and business 20. 

Four ambulances and two medical helicopters had been dispatched to the scene.

At least one person has to be cut out of the vehicle and extrication is being requested.

This sounds like a very serious accident scene. Police have closed down the area to traffic.

This is still developing, the cause of the accident is under investigation








Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel On Scene Of Two Different Accident Scenes




Around 9:30 pm tonight, emergency personnel were on scene of two separate accident scenes. 

The first one happened at Fairgrounds and 20 in Boone County. 

The other one was on Riverside, East of Alpine. 

Unknown on injuries at both scenes. 

The cause of the accidents are under investigation



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting More Shots Fired in Rockford


Sources are reporting more gunshots going off in Rockford

These gunshots were heard in the area of Samuelson and 20th around 5:15 pm. 

She heard multiple gunshots and a vehicle squealing its tires and driving away fast. 

No other information is available 


Rockford Scanner™: Serious Injury Traffic Crash Involving A Motorcycle

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Serious Injury Traffic Crash

  • Date: 05/05/2018 10:25 am
  • Location: 11 Street and HWY 20

On Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10:25 AM Rockford Police Officers responded to 11 Street and the East bound on-ramp to HWY 20 for a serious traffic crash involving a single motorcycle. Initial information indicated a 27 year old male driver lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a ditch.   The driver was then rushed to an area hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

The Rockford Police Crash Reconstruction Team was mobilized and is conducting an ongoing investigation. No further information to be released at this time.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900.