Rockford Scanner™: One Person Dead And Multiple Injuries, Fatal Accident in Rockford



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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 the Winnebago County Coroner Office: 


FATAL ACCIDENT: On Saturday, December 22nd, 2018, shortly after 2:00 a.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to the area of Kishwaukee Street and Brooke Road in reference to a serious traffic crash. Based on the information available at this time, it appears that a vehicle traveling southbound on Kishwaukee Street at a high rate of speed disobeyed the red light at the intersection and struck another vehicle that was westbound on Brooke Road. Following the crash, the suspect vehicle caught fire.

One of the occupants of the suspect vehicle, a 45-year-old adult male, was ejected and later pronounced dead at the scene. A 50-year-old adult female occupant escaped the suspect vehicle on her own, while a third occupant, a 46-year-old adult male, had to be pulled from the burning vehicle by officers. Both the surviving occupants were transported to a local hospital. The female’s injuries are serious, but non-life-threatening. The male is in critical condition.

The two occupants of the victim vehicle were unharmed. The names of the individuals involved are not being released at this time.

Investigators from the Traffic Unit are conducting a follow-up investigation into the crash. Further details will be released should they become available.

Sources said this stemmed from a police chase, but not confirmed.


Sources are reporting a fatal accident in Rockford overnight.

It happened near Kishwaukee and Brooke rd around 2 am

At least one person is confirmed dead. Two others are injured.

Sources said vehicle going southbound on Kishwaukee failed to stop for the red light at the intersection and  crashed into another vehicle that was westbound on Brooke.

It appears from witnesses at the scene, one person my have been ejected from a vehicle.  Or a pedestrian was hit.  The dead body was located outside near the Grant Park Tap sign, just underneath the sign.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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RPD said this on the accident: Rockford Police advises you to AVOID the 3000 block of Kishwaukee St due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near Kishwaukee St and Brooke Rd has closed Kishwaukee St and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

Rockford Police advises you to AVOID the 3000 block of Kishwaukee St due to a current traffic issue. A vehicle crash near Kishwaukee St and Brooke Rd has closed Kishwaukee St and will require a detour of traffic for the next several hours.

Kishwaukee St will remain closed around the crash scene as COMED replaces a downed pole and electrical lines.


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Rockford Scanner™: Home Invasion in Rockford, Police Investigating



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On Saturday December 8, 2018 at 6:35 p.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Brooke Rd. reference a Home Invasion.  The victim advised she was at home when she heard a knock at the door.  The victim answered the door and 2 subjects forced their way into the residence.  The suspects fled south bound on foot with some of the victim’s personal belongings.  No injuries were reported.

Suspect 1 – Black male, 20’s dark clothing, about 6′ 00″, medium build.

Suspect 2 – Black male, 20’s, dark clothing, about 5′ 10″, medium build.

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


Sources are reporting another home invasion in Rockford.

This one happened around 5:35 pm tonight on Brooke rd in Rockford.

Two black male suspects. One was 6 foot wearing a grey hoodie and a multi colored hat. Second one is 5’11 stocky build wearing a black jacket.

They were last seen in the area of Barnum


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Shooting on Rockford’s East Side, Victim Runs to Local Tavern for Help



 

 


Around 10:23 pm several emergency personnel were responding to a shooting victim at a local tavern, the shooting happened at a different location, but the victim went into Grant Park Tavern on Kishwaukee to seek help. Victim was reportedly shot in the arm. This is still developing. Check back for updates.

UPDATE: At least 10 shots rang out in the Orton Keyes a little after 10 PM tonight.  Sources reporting it was more around 25 shots. It happened at the end of Score st, in Orton Keyes.

One person was struck by the gunfire. The victim was shot three times.  The victim then went to the Grant Tavern down the road at Kishwaukee, just south of Brooke rd to seek help.

Three residences and the victims vehicle were also struck by the gunfire.

No suspect information right now, due to the encryption. Still developing.







Rockford Scanner™: Water Rescue: Two Jet Skiers Need To Be Rescued From The River, Trapped In A Railroad Trestle




Around 3:30 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched for another water rescue. 

This one happened in the area of Brooke ct and Ashelford. 

Reports of two jet skiers were trapped in a railroad trestle in the river, and needed assistance. 

One of them is reported to be upside down in the water without a life jacket. 

Several emergency personnel are en route. 

Still developing