Rockford Scanner™: Head On Collision, Reports Of Having To Cut Victim Out Of The Vehicle



 

UPDATE: Female victim was transported to a local hospital via the helicopter, with life threatening injuries.


Sources are reporting around 6:45 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a head on collision. It happened in the area of Baxter and Lindenwood.

Initial reports are saying there is a head on collision near this intersection.

Extrication is being requested to cut a victim out of a vehicle.

Injuries are being reported.  Sources are saying it appears to be serious.

Avoid the area or expect delays. Still developing.

UPDATE: Sounds like a medical helicopter is en route to the scene. Possible garbage truck involved. A female in her 30’s has life threatening injuries and is being transported to a local E.R. via the emergency helicopter.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Another Accident Being Reported On The East Side. Avoid The Area



 

UPDATE: WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. – The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says two people have minor injuries from Monday afternoon’s accident on I-39.

The driver of a vehicle pulling a travel trailer told investigators that wind from a passing semi overturned the trailer. The two people in that vehicle have minor injuries.

During the traffic backup, a second accident happened at Baxter and South Mulford roads.

Deputies say a driver from Missouri treated the intersection as a four-way stop, instead of a two-way stop and crashed into a car traveling eastbound on Baxter.

One person in the car from Missouri has minor injuries.

The Illinois State Police say I-39 is clear and open.

Source: wifr


Another accident is being reported. This one at Baxter and Mulford. Injuries were being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route.

Traffic is backed up in the area, due to this accident ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2018/07/09/rockford-scanner-emergency-personnel-working-an-accident-scene/

So people are being detoured. Unknown if this accident involves one of the vehicles that was being detoured.

Avoid the area, or expect delays








Rockford Scanner™: Emergency Personnel Working An Accident Scene.



 

Credit: Jen N Calkins

This afternoon several emergency personnel were working a rollover accident scene near I-39 and Baxter rd.

Reports of a tour bus may have been involved in the accident. Also a camping trailer.  

Injuries were being reported.  Unknown on the severity at this time. 

Northbound lanes are shut off, southbound lanes are backed up for many miles. 

Still developing.  Traffic is backed up all they way to 72, so expect delays. 

Unknown if it is related, but there is an accident on I-90 at mile marker 27 1/2 westbound.  

Credit: Sergio Lozano

 

 


Credit Jeff Culp