Rockford Scanner™: Head On Collision, Reports Of Having To Cut Victim Out Of The Vehicle



 

UPDATE: Female victim was transported to a local hospital via the helicopter, with life threatening injuries.


Sources are reporting around 6:45 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a head on collision. It happened in the area of Baxter and Lindenwood.

Initial reports are saying there is a head on collision near this intersection.

Extrication is being requested to cut a victim out of a vehicle.

Injuries are being reported.  Sources are saying it appears to be serious.

Avoid the area or expect delays. Still developing.

UPDATE: Sounds like a medical helicopter is en route to the scene. Possible garbage truck involved. A female in her 30’s has life threatening injuries and is being transported to a local E.R. via the emergency helicopter.

 








Rockford Scanner™: Loves Park Residents Get New Garbage Carts



 

 

 

 Beginning on Friday, July 6th, residents of the City of Loves Park will notice something new with curbside garbage pick-up.

The City of Loves Park and Rock River Disposal have agreed to provide all residential customers with new garbage carts. Each resident, over the coming weeks, will be provided a 96 gallon garbage cart and a 65 gallon recycle cart.

These carts are being provided free of charge to be used by residents for curbside pickup.

If you are on a discounted senior rate, and these carts are too large, please contact Rock River Disposal at 815-965-2489 to find out options for smaller carts.

If you have any further questions, please contact Rock River Disposal at 815-965-2489.