Rockford Scanner™: Bicycle accident in Rockford


Earlier today around 7:30 pm a bicyclist crashed on Perryville.  The bicyclist was injured.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at this time.  A source sent us this dash camera video of the scene.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Struck By A Vehicle At The Loves Park Police Station

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Update: A police squad car hit the bicyclist.

Sources are reporting a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle at the Loves Park Police Station. Injuries are being reported. Sounds like non life threatening injuries. It is not yet clear if a police squad vehicle hit the bicyclist or another vehicle.  Emergency personnel are on scene.  Still developing.


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Rockford Scanner™: Man Charged After Hitting & Killing A Bicyclist Earlier Today




On Thursday, August 23rd at approximately 4:37 am, the DeKalb Police Department responded to a traffic accident in the 800 block of East Fairview Drive. The initial investigation showed that a 2015 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jonathan Wood was traveling east on Fairview Drive. Wood’s vehicle crossed the fog line for eastbound traffic and struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east. Wood was the sole occupant in his vehicle. The bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries, was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital, and died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the bicyclist is being withheld pending notification of the family by the DeKalb County Coroner.

The DeKalb Police Department received assistance from the Illinois State Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation.

The DeKalb Police Department has charged Wood with Improper Overtaking, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, and Improper Lane Usage. Wood is scheduled to appear in court on 09/28/2018. The investigation into any additional contributing factors is ongoing.

Offender: Jonathan D. Wood
M/W 34 years of age
Genoa, IL



Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Hit By A Vehicle Near Roscoe




 Sources are reporting an accident scene near Roscoe. 

It happened in the area of Hononegah and Edgemere in Roscoe. 

A vehicle has crashed into a bicyclist. Unknown on injuries. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.