Vehicle Crashes into A Pole At The Rockford Police Department/Public Safety Building


Around lask-roofing10:41 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to 420 W State st at the Public Safety Building. Scanner traffic said a vehicle crashed into a pole. Injuries were being reported. At the time of writing this, it is not yet known if the vehicle involved is a police car or a civilian car, only a “vehicle”  via scanner traffic. No other information is available

Grant Atkinson “We drove by it at 11:44 pm and saw a white Chevy up on the curb on the south east corner up against a traffic light pole. There were 5or 6 police cars and trucks there. I figured they were on something or it was a medical. Hope everything turns out OK.”


Vehicle Crashes into Local Gas Station, Building Being Evacuated



Around 6:30 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched to the Mobil Gas Station on N Second st in Roscoe/Machesney park. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into the building and there is now a gas leak. The building is being evacuated. Unknown on injuries at the time of writing this. Several emergency personnel are en route. Still developing