Source sent us a video of a tractor that had fallen into a hole.
It happened today on Bradley rd, near the Highcrest/Alpine area.
Sources said the road started breaking from the water-pipes this morning and the had water got shut off. They came to fix the problem, and were there for a few hours, when all of a sudden the tractor fell into the hole.
It is not yet known if it was operator error or mother nature, that caused the tractor to go into the hole. No reports of injuries.
Sources are reporting at least 10 police officers working a scene near N Alpine and Highcrest. At the time of writing this, it is not yet known what happened.
We have been told there was a robbery in the area and police have setup a perimeter in the area to look for the suspect.
Unknown on the- suspect description.
RPD has yet to confirm working a scene here or released any information. We are awaiting to hear back from them. Check back later for possible updates.
Update: Sources are now reporting approx 20+ cops on scene along with a police K-9. Sources said there is a bad crash nearby, that is possibly related to this scene. A dark colored suv/van type of vehicle. RPD has yet to release any information.
UPDATE: RPD has confirmed a weapons violation(Shots Fired) but no other information has been released. We been told there was property damage, and possibly one victim that was self transported to the local ER. (not confirmed)
Note: As of 6:30 pm Monday night, RPD has yet to release any information on this, other than via their call log saying a weapons violation.
(Updating as info. becomes available. Check back often)
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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
Sources are reporting numerous police officers in the neighborhood near Alpine and Highcrest.
Reports of approx. 20 police officers from several jurisdictions are on scene.
Sounds like a potential dangerous situation in the area, due to the reports of how many officers are on scene.
We do not yet know what happened, due to the police encryption.
We will try bringing you updates, but the local police rarely put out press releases since they encrypted.
UPDATE: Police chase, police K-9’s searching for the suspects. Vehicle was reported stolen. Three suspects in custody.
Around 5:10 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries and extrication is being requested.
It happened in the area of Spring Creek and Highcrest.
There is an auto accident near this intersection.
Extrication is being requested to cut someone out of the vehicle.
Injuries were reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries.
The vehicle appeared to have hit a large utility box. It was laying on the ground and had damage.
Comed says there are customers without power in the area. Unknown on the restore time frame.
Avoid the area or expect delays.
Tim: “I just witnessed a major car accident on Highcrest Rd. A car came flying down the hill near Spring Creek and Highcrest and instead of making the curve down the hill the car went straight, up over the curb and into the trees.”