Rockford Scanner™: 2 Scenes Causing Serious Traffic Delays On 2 Major Roadways

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  • We been told a local police officer was involved in this accident at N Second and Auburn/Spring Creek. We are awaiting to hear back from RPD for confirmation and more info. .
  • Source is reporting major snow drifts along Route 2 near Gleasman, still as of midnight. Police said many roads that are North/South and are out in the country areas are heavily drifted in some areas and they want you to exercise caution if you have to travel tonight and tomm.


Sources are reporting 2 major scenes in the area.

N Second st near Auburn is currently shut down due to a scene  near this location. They were diverting traffic, but we just been told it is now shut down.

We been told this is a serious accident involving at least 7 vehicles, via sources. Caused by slippery road conditions.

Jess StrongArm “Def missed getting hit by the car who wasn’t yielding and hit the police SUV on North 2nd by the Auburn exit! Craziness”

Carol Holliday-Werntz:  “Yes…someone hit the officer”s car and the officer’s car then hit our son’s car…who was picking up his wife who had rolled her car over a bit earlier.”


Also N Main near Gleasman, is another scene and is causing major traffic delays in this area as well.

Emergency personnel are saying the roadways are extremely slippery.

Check back later for updates, in the meantime avoid these 2 areas

Update from RS fan Nancy Ann: “N Main and Gleasman, snow is blowing and drifting. Cars lined up a long distance. Rescue at the scene”

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Rockford Scanner®: Head on Collision in Winnebago County

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Just before 1 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a head on collision in Winnebago County

Multiple injuries are being reported at the head on collision scene.

It happened near N Main and Gleasman in Winnebago County

Sounds like the injuries are pretty serious via sources.

Avoid the area or expect delays




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Rockford Scanner™: Commercial Structure Fire At A Loves Park Business, Still Developing



Around 9:30 am this morning, several units were en route to a commercial structure fire in Loves Park

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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A House Fire Near Roscoe



Sources reporting a possible house fire near Roscoe. 

It happened on Gleasman about 1 mile off of Roscoe Rd

Several emergency personnel are on scene. 

We will post updates, if they become available



Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident Near Roscoe, Medical Helicopter Requested To The Scene

Update: Winnebago County Coroner Office said Laura Kraman passed away from blunt force trauma to the chest and head.

UPDATE – 6/10/18: The Winnebago County Coroner has released the name of the 34 year-old female who passed away on June 6, 2018.  Here name is Laura Kraman, of Roscoe, was pronounced dead at 12:50 a.m. Saturday morning, after a head-on collision with another car.


On Friday, June 8th 2018 at approximately 10:45 P.m., the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a multiple vehicle crash on Roscoe Rd just West of Gleasman Rd. The initial investigation revealed that one vehicle was Westbound on Roscoe Rd. Another vehicle was Eastbound on Roscoe Rd. just west of Gleasman Rd. The 2 vehicles (a silver 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe and an orange 2014 Dodge Journey) collided. There was significant damage to both vehicles. After this COLLISION, A second collision occurred before emergency personnel arrived on-scene. a third vehicle (Black 2018 Chevrolet Trailblazer) struck the Dodge Journey that was in the middle of Roscoe Rd. There was minor damage to the Chevrolet Trailblazer. All vehicles were occupied by only the drivers. The driver of the Dodge Journey was a 27 Year Old Female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the of the Hyundai Santa Fe was a 34 Year Old female from Roscoe, IL. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer was a 44 year old female from Roscoe, IL Harlem Roscoe Fire Personnel and MD-1 Medical Personnel were on-scene. The driver of the Hyundai Santa Fe was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer refused medical treatment at the scene. The driver of the Dodge Journey had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital for serious injuries.

The identity of the deceased female will be released by the Winnebago County Coroner after they notify next of kin. alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation is completed the States Attorney will review the case.

Update: This is a possible fatal accident. Not yet confirmed.  

Police have Roscoe rd blocked off at Gleasman. Westbound. And at Chicory Ridge eastbound.

Several emergency personnel are still on scene as of 1am.

This is still developing. Avoid the area.

We will be posting updates as they become available.

Around 11 pm tonight several personnel were on scene of a serious auto accident near Roscoe. 

It happened in the area of Bridge st and Gleasman, near Roscoe. (See map) 

Injuries were reported. Sounds like they requested a medical helicopter to the scene, but it was unable to lift off due to the weather. 

Extrication was also requested, via a source. 

Please avoid the area or expect delays. 

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident On Route 2, Possible Fatal


UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 39-year-old Barbara Whitescarver. She passed away from trauma to the head and neck from the auto accident. 


The woman approx. 39 years old has passed away. She had to be extricated and a medical helicopter flew her to a local emergency room, where she was pronounced dead. The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

This afternoon several emergency personnel were on scene of a very serious accident in Winnebago County. 
It happened on Route 2 between Gleasman and Roscoe rd, near Roscoe.  Injuries were reported. Sources say this is a fatal accident, but we can not yet confirm this. Avoid the area of awhile, while emergency personnel investigate the scene. Still Developing

Credit: Derek Dee