Sources said he walked to Walmart to buy a camera he wanted. And while he left Walmart he was stopped by police, because they noticed he had a disability and was alone. And the teen fled from police because he was scared. And shortly afterwards, was hit and killed on E Riverside. RPD and LPPD were on scene of the accident.
This is a follow-up to our original Press Release on Saturday, 08-24-2019, concerning a two vehicle accident on Afolkey Road, near Mill Road in which one individual was fatally injured.
During the investigation of the accident, it was found that a Toyota Camry driven by Amya Fleming, age 19, of Freeport was traveling south bound on Afolkey Road, when it crossed the center line striking a Mercury Mariner driven by Caitlin Robinson, age 21, of Rockford Illinois.
Caitlin Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Amya Fleming was transported by Lifeline helicopter to OSF St. Anthony’s hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. Amya Fleming is currently listed in critical, but stable condition. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
A couple of accidents this afternoon. One of them is a fatal.
# A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near Central and Kilburn. Police confirmed the pedestrian has passed away. The vehicle that hit the pedestrian stayed on the scene. The road is blocked off, and will be for several hours while police do the investigation and reconstruction of the scene. So please avoid the area for awhile.
# E state st between Alpine and Fairview there was a motorcycle accident. Reports of a vehicle pulling out of Popeyes, when the motorcycle crashed into it. The vehicle stayed on scene, but the driver did not exit the vehicle. Injuries were being reported. Officials said the injuries appeared to be non life threatening.
# Two vehicles collided near West and Island in Rockford. Injuries were being reported. Reports of non life threatening injuries.
The cause of the accidents are all under investigation.
Motorcycle was traveling EB in the 3700 block of E. State when it collided with an SUV turning left to go WB on E. State. Motorcyclist, a 34 yo male, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Sources are reporting a fatal accident scene on the East side.
It happened on E State st near the San Jose.
Reports of a motorcycle and a SUV have collided.
Fatal injuries were being reported.
A male was laying face down in the roadway.
E. State between Fairview and Lynmar is shutdown until further notice following a fatal motorcycle accident. More info to follow. Avoid the area.
Update : The deceased individual has been identified as Harvey Lee Keller Jr., age 32, of Rockford. We extend our condolences to his loved ones.
BPD: We are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred at 11:57 p.m. Wednesday on Gateway Boulevard near South Turtle Town Hall Road.
Two individuals were involved on two motorcycles. A 32-year-old Rockford man died on scene. A 30-year-old Rockford man was transported to a Rockford hospital for his injuries, which included the loss of his right foot. That man is currently in stable condition.
We are looking to speak to a third individual who possibly witnessed this accident.
If anyone has information about the crash, please contact 608-757-2244.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is completing the accident reconstruction.
On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 9:30 pm, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Business 20 west of Van Epps Drive, Belvidere, for a one vehicle accident.
Preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Business 20 when it left the roadway and rolled several times. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
The driver, who was described as a white male, early 40’s, was the only occupant in the vehicle. The driver was transported by Lifeline Ambulance to St. Anthony’s Hospital where he later died. The identity of the driver is not being released at this time.
UPDATE: ISP BROADCAST from Illinois State Police. BROOKE JONES-STORY has passed away in the line of duty.
Eyewitness told us: “We were behind the semi, he hit the cop car I seen the tire fly off I believe the cop car then he swerved to the right and hit the semi pulled over in the front, he then went into the ditch and exploded. I called 911. We went back and when the cops started running we went through the ditch and left”
ILLINOIS STATE POLICE MOURN THE LOSS OF
TROOPER BROOKE JONES-STORY
PECATONICA, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) Acting Director Brendan F. Kelly regretfully announces the line-of-duty death of ISP District 16 (Pecatonica) Trooper Brooke Jones-Story.
This afternoon, March 28, 2019, at approximately 11:24 a.m., Trooper Brooke Jones-Story, #5966, was inspecting a commercial motor vehicle on United States Route 20 westbound, just west of Illinois Route 75 in Stephenson County. At approximately 12:20 p.m., Trooper Jones-Story was outside her squad car when she was struck and fatally wounded when a truck tractor semi-trailer combination struck her squad car and the semi Trooper Jones-Story was inspecting.
“Today is a dark day for the Illinois State Police family. This is the six-year anniversary of the death of another Trooper, and now another brave soul, Trooper Brooke Jones-Story, has made the ultimate sacrifice for people of this state. At this very moment, the men and women of the ISP are responding and focused on the job and mission, because that’s what Trooper Jones-Story would do,” stated Acting Director Kelly.
Trooper Jones-Story was a 12-year veteran of the Illinois State Police District 16 in Pecatonica.
Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Trooper Brooke Jones-Story
Sources are reporting a very serious accident near Freeport.
UPDATE: The female trooper was killed approx. 12:20 pm.
We been told there is an accident on US 20 near Freeport.
In the westbound lanes of US 20 near 75.
Two semi’s and a state trooper vehicle were involved in the accident.
Travis Wilson said “ISP had a semi pulled over and another semi crashed into them.”
A man allegedly ran from the scene.Sill developing.
Sources have said they have closed down US 20. US to Business 20 east of Freeport to IL 26. This is closed down until further notice while they investigate this terrible accident scene.
Sources are reporting a fatal accident in Ogle County.
It happened one day around 1 AM In ogle County in the area of the 1700 block of Liberty Hill.
Oregon Police Department were responding to a burglary call near Mount Morris. While en route to the scene they saw a vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 64 between Mount Morris and Oregon at an extremely high rate of speed and went to chase it.
The officer came upon a vehicle that rolled several times and found the occupant outside the vehicle. He is identified as 34-year-old Joshua Denning of Oregon. He was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.
A few hours later police were responding to an unconscious man laying in a yard in the area of Franklin and 5th. That person was identified as Jason Marks. He was later arrested on burglary charges stemming from a January accident.
Police believe he was in the vehicle with Joshua Denning when it crashed.