Sources are reporting a hit and run in Loves Park.
Eric Nelson sent us the following:
” Looking for anyone who may have seen who it my mom and dads car in Loves Park. It happened last night on Walker Avenue and Riverside. Witness saw a red pickup truck. It was a hit and run to a parked car. Happened around 530. ”
UPDATE: Sources said the alleged suspect is Daniel Gonzalez.
Update: Witness told us: ” I witnessed the Jeep rear end the Kia on State, then I saw him wipe out the porch of the house off Prospect, before he sped off. The Jeep in the pictures is definitely the same vehicle. The driver was driving erratically, swerving side to side and at very high speeds. I called 911 then went back to the scene of the first accident and gave a statement.”
Sources are reporting a few accidents.
Charles and 20th. Vehicle crashed into a pole. Reports of a vehicle trying to flee and then crashed. Unconfirmed reports are saying the person smelled heavily of alcohol and may be DUI.
Prospect and 2nd, a vehicle crashed into a house and the driver fled the scene.
East State st and Easton Parkway, auto accident.
Note: We been told the scenes at Charles/20th and 2nd/Prospect, might be related. We been told the vehicle hit the house and Prospect and 2nd first, then fled. Then he crashed into the pole at Charles and 20th a short time later.
From a witness:Bad accident at Bell School and State. The white car ran the red light and slammed the black car. The people in the white car fled on foot as far as we know. We stopped as we saw it happen my husband tried to catch them. The person in the black car seemed to have serious injuries and the older couple in the silver car was ok but pretty banged up.
From Rockford police:TRAFFIC ALERT: Please avoid N. Bell School Rd between State and Potawatomi/Argus. NB lanes are shut down and 1 SB lane is also closed due to a serious hit and run investigation. More info to follow as it becomes available.
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.
Source is reporting a hit and run in Rockford. It happened yesterday in the area of Mulford and Newburg. Suspect is a black female that is driving a Sante Fe. The suspect pulled into a nearby parking lot after the accident and took off her license plates. Last seen near Mulford and Garret trying to fix her front end of her vehicle. Injuries were reported.
My vehicle was hit on RU parking lot in front of the chapel on Monday (3/4/2019) morning between 8:50 a.m. and 9:50 a.m. Anyone that may have witness this please contact RU security with the information. Thank you in advance!
Update: It was originally called in as a hit-and-run accident to a pedestrian. After police investigated the incident, they determined that it was not a hit and run. The victim and the driver had a dispute over some money. The victim then jumped onto the vehicle. The driver then swerved, and the victim fell off the vehicle The victim is being treated for road rash at a local hospital.
Sources are reporting a hit and run to a pedestrian.
It happened near Auburn and Central ave around 7:30 pm.
The vehicle hit the pedestrian and fled the scene. The pedestrian is still laying in the roadway. Sources told us the injuries are believed to be life threatening.
Suspect vehicle is described as a Black Suburban, last seen on Auburn.
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