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
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.