Rockford Scanner™: School Bus Accident in Rockford

Sources are reporting an accident involving a school bus around 12:40 pm today. It happened in the northbound lanes of traffic on N Second at Y blvd.

A school bus was involved in the accident, along with a black truck and a white SUV.  Unknown on injuries. The school bus appeared to be unoccupied (besides the driver of the bus) Traffic is backed up heavily going northbound, avoid the area or expect delays.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: 5 Injured After A School Bus Hits A Tree In The Parking Lot Of A Local Police Department

This morning  6:55 am, units were dispatched to the parking lot of the Beloit PD for a bus that had hit a fire hydrant and a tree.

Police officers and FD Chief Wright were first on scene and found approximately 20 kids and the driver still on the bus.

Triage was completed and injuries were tended to. Four students and the driver were transported to the hospital.

We would like to thank the Turner School District employees for their rapid response and professionalism to this incident.



Rockford Scanner™: Accident Involving A City Bus, Injuries Reported

Sources are reporting an accident that involves a Rockford city bus.

It happened around 1 pm today in the area of Whitman and Ridge.

A vehicle has crashed into the back of a RMTD bus.

Injuries were being reported.
Sounds like one victim might have serious injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Video by Ricki C.