Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A City Bus, Injuries Reported




Sources are reporting an accident that involves a Rockford city bus.

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Whitman and Ridge.

A vehicle has crashed into the back of a RMTD bus.

Injuries were being reported.
Sounds like one victim might have serious injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Video by Ricki C.





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Rockford Scanner™: Victim beaten up during a home invasion in Rockford




On 3/24/19 at 0528 hours Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Henry St. in reference to a Home Invasion.

Through further investigation, Officers learned the victim returned home and found two males actively burglarizing the residence.

The victim confronted the suspects and was battered by the suspects. The victim fled the residence and called 911. The suspects had fled by unknown means prior to police arrival. Victim sustained minor injuries.

S1 – H/M, 35-40 years of age, bald, long beard, large build, dark clothing.

S1 – H/M, 20-25 years of age, shaved hair, smaller build, dark clothing.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Video: Automobile accident on Rockford’s Eastside




RS source Dee is reporting an automobile accident in Rockford around 11:30 AM.

It happened in the area of Charles Street and 31st.

reports of an automobile accident near this intersection. Sounds like one vehicle T-boned the other vehicle.

Unknown nine injuries at this time. The cause of the accident is under investigation.





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Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run Accident Near Loves Park




Sources are reporting a hit and run accident.

It happened near E Riverside and I-90.

Suspect vehicle is a White truck with dealer plates. Driver side damage, fluid leaking and it is smoking heavily.

Last seen Eastbound on 173

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Local Firefighter Charged With Multiple Counts Of Arson




Sources are reporting a local firefighter has been charged with multiple counts of arson.

Police have arrested 21-year-old Brandon Cox on multiple counts of arson.
He is booked in the Winnebago County Jail on $25,000 bail and his next court date is 3/25/2019 at 1:30 pm.

There have been several fires in the Blackhawk Fire Department District, at the trailer park on S Main near Blue Lake, Gold River, etc… We been told his charges stems from some of these fires. The same district he was reported to be a firefighter in.  It is not yet clear if he is still a firefighter now or not.  Officials have yet to release any information on this.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Vehicles Involved In An Accident Near Roscoe, Injuries Being Reported




Sources are reporting an accident that involves several vehicles near Roscoe/S. Beloit.

It happened around 1:20 am on I-90 in the Eastbound lanes, near mile marker 5.

Reports of multiple vehicles involved in the accident.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Still developing





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Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries On 251




On 03/22/19 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of IL Rte. 251 and Lindenwood Road in rural Lindenwood, for the report of an accident with injuries.

A blue 2009 Honda SUV was driving north on IL Rte. 251, attempting to turn right onto Lindenwood Road. A gray 2010 Dodge truck was also northbound on IL Rte. 251 following the Honda. Prior to the Honda completing its right turn, the Dodge truck drove onto the right shoulder of IL Rte. 251 striking the Honda.

The Dodge truck then lost control and rolled over, coming to rest on its roof in the northbound lane of IL Rte. 251. The driver of the Honda, Katrina Weir, 24, of Monroe Center, was not injured.

The driver of the Dodge, William Doane, 71, of Davis Junction, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ogle County Coroner. Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Illinois State Police, Rochelle Fire Department and REACT helicopter.

Accident remains under investigation.

Photos below are from RS Source Brittani





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Rockford Scanner™: Mobile Home On Fire, Several Fire Departments Responding




Peggy Allen

Sources are reporting a mobil home on fire in South Rockford.

It happened in the 800 block of Blue Lake ave just after 10 am.

Several fire departments are responding to a trailer that is on fire.

Unknown on injuries.
Several units from several fire departments are responding.

Smoke and flames are showing. Reports of smoke can be seen at least a mile away.

They are upgrading this to a MABAS.

Still developing.

Peggy Allen
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Rockford Scanner™: Someone Had A Sh*tty Day, Rear Ended A Port A Potty Truck in Loves Park




Sources are reporting an accident in Loves Park this morning.

It happened this morning on Forest Hills near the Forest Hills Lanes.

A vehicle rear ended a port-a-potty truck.

Sounds like it might of been a stinky situation.

Unknown on injuries, the cause of the accident is under investigation.





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Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On The East Side




Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side.

It happened around midnight in the 2200 block of 22nd st.

A garage was reported to be on fire. Flames and smoke were showing.

No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Credit: Jeremy W





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