Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Hits A Pedestrian in Rockford, Flees Scene





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Sources are reporting a hit and run to a pedestrian in Rockford.

It happened around 8:30 am this morning near the Morgan st bridge.

A man was hit by a vehicle.  The vehicle fled the scene.

The victim received severe trauma.

If you have any information, please call the RPD






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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Slides Off The Roadway And Into The Water





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Sources are reporting an auto accident, a vehicle slid off the roadway and off into a nearby creek/river.

It happened at Riverside and Gustafson in Boone County.

A vehicle has slid off the roadway and into the water.

Unknown on the occupants status at the time of writing this.

Several emergency personnel are en route.

NOTE: Many accidents are being reported all over the area, due to the poor road conditions due to the weather






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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Vehicle Accident On A Local Bridge



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Sources are reporting a multiple vehicle accident on a local bridge.

Sources are reporting at least 4 vehicles have crashed on the Auburn st bridge.   We been told the local bridges are becoming slippery. It is not yet known if that played any role in this accident.

Injuries were being reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The accident is blocking traffic, so you may want to avoid the Auburn st bridge for awhile.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Dead Body Thrown Into The Local River



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Sources are reporting a possible body thrown into the local river this morning.

Sources are reporting they saw a person throw what appeared to be a dead body over the bridge at the Kishwaukee Forest Preserve.

Emergency personnel were called.

No other details at this time.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Serous Accident With Injuries, Possible Head On Collision



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

Update from a party that was involved:  The other driver was traveling the wrong way on Whitman Street bridge and hit me head on. I’ve been in the hospital since so I haven’t been able to see my car but I’m sure it’s totaled. Doctors say I have an orbital fracture in my face. Other than that it’s just whiplash to my neck and some bruising to my pelvis and lower back.


Sources are reporting a serious accident in Rockford.

Sources are reporting a head on collision near the Whitman st bridge.

Injuries were being reported, possible life threatening but not confirmed.

Sources said the accident was a head on collision.

Emergency personnel have the area blocked off, avoid the area.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


The Rockford Police Department advises you to AVOID The Whitman Street Bridge (eastbound lanes) due to current traffic accident. The traffic accident on the Whitman Street Bridge will cause traffic backups and detours for the next several hours. Suggested alternate route is north bound onto N. Main Street from Whitman Street, slight right onto Harlem Blvd and east onto Auburn Street to cross east of the Rock River.


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Rockford Scanner™: Another Bad Accident in Rockford, Under A Rockford Bridge



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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

 

Sources are reporting another bad accident in Rockford.

This one happened in the 200 block  of N Madison, under the bridge.

Injuries were being reported. One person is unconscious.

Possible life threatening injuries via the source.

Extrication is needed to cut at least one person out of the vehicle.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

RFD

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Rockford Scanner™: Person jumps off a bridge into the Rock River, still developing



 

Around 4:40 PM today several emergency personnel were responding to a water rescue.

A person has reportedly jumped off the State Street bridge into the Rock River.

Several emergency personnel including the emergency boats and divers are en route.

Please avoid the area or expect delays. still developing

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Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency personnel Working A Scene At Martin park in Loves Park



 

 


Approx.  5 pm today several police officers from the Loves Park Police, Rockford Park District and also 2 ambulances from Metro were on scene at Martin Park in Loves Park.

That is the park along the Rock River, south of Riverside Bridge.

The emergency personnel were searching two individuals in a White vehicle that was parked along the playground area.

At the time of writing this, it was not yet known what happened due to the encryption.

As of right now, police labeled the call as “Information for police”

As soon as we know more information, we will update this.

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Automobile accident with injuries causing long traffic delays



 

 

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

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Small Aircraft Crashes Into A Nearby Bridge, Pilot In Critical Condition



 

 

 

On 08/18/2018 at 9:31 am Janesville Police and Fire responded to an ultralight aircraft (single man aircraft with a motor, single propeller and parachute) crash at the Memorial Bridge.

The pilot was traveling from north to south and collided with the Memorial Bridge. The forty-eight year old pilot sustained non-life threatening, but critical injuries.

He was the only person injured and was transported to a local medical center by Janesville Fire for treatment.

The investigation of the accident is still on-going and will be done jointly between the Janesville Police Department and the Milwaukee Flights Standards Division of the Federal Aviation Administration.