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.


Rockford Scanner™: RS Fan Lost Their Wallet, Have You Seen It?

RS Source Claudia sent us the following in reference to her father losing his wallet.

It happened around 4 pm on March 21st 2019  at the red lobster. The wallet is described as a brown leather wallet and contains very important documents including his driver’s license and Social Security number and the green card.

if you locate the wallet she is asking that you please return it to the address on the driver’s license, no questions asked.


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.


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.


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


Rockford Scanner™: 3rd Fire Scene, Emergency Personnel En Route

Sources are reporting a 3rd fire scene. This is the 3rd fire scene in the last 30 minutes in the area. See our website for the other 2 fire scenes.

This fire scene happened around 7:20 pm in the area of Porter rd.

A garage is reported to be on fire.

Several units are en route.

No other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire On The West Side

Just before 7:30 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to a structure fire call on the West side.

It happened in the 1900 block of Rockton ave in Rockford.

No other information at this time. Several units en route


Rockford Scanner™: Structure Fire on The East Side

Sources are reporting a structure fire on the East side.

It happened just after 7 pm in the 1700 block of Oxtail Way.

Reports of a fire in the fireplace that was rapidly spreading.

The residents might of got the fire out. Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Carjacking in Rockford

Sources are reporting a carjacking that happened overnight.

It happened around 2:30 am in 1400 block of N Main.

RPD has confirmed a carjacking, but did not provide any other details.