Rockford Scanner™: Construction Crew Strikes A Gas Line in Rockford




 

Sources are reporting a construction crew has struck a gas line in Rockford.

It happened just before 5 pm near the 5400 block of E State st.

No reports of injuries at this time.  No evacuations at the time of writing this. Several emergency personnel and NICOR are en route to the scene.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Woman Takes Out Several Mailboxes In Rockford




Source is reporting:
“Today at around noon a woman was spotted on her phone driving east on Garrett lane in Rockford just before hopping the curb and taking out a set of mailboxes. She attempted to flee, was flagged by a neighbor because of scraping underneath her vehicle. Pieces are even left behind. She stopped in a driveway where neighbors asked if she was okay.”








 

Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Crashes Into A Residence, Pole and a Gas Meter, Suspects Flee




Sources are reporting another bad accident.

It happened earlier this evening near King and North in Rockford.

A vehicle crashed into a residence, a pole and a gas meter.

Injuries were being reported. At least one person fled the scene.

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Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run In Loves Park




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. ”

If you have any information, please call the LPPD





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Rockford Scanner™: Serious Hit & Run Accident in Rockford




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.





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Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run Accident Near Loves Park




Sources are reporting a hit and run accident.

It happened near E Riverside and I-90.

Suspect vehicle is a White truck with dealer plates. Driver side damage, fluid leaking and it is smoking heavily.

Last seen Eastbound on 173

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Hit & Run To A Pedestrian In Rockford





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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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Rockford Scanner™: Hit And Run To A Light Pole



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Rockford Scanner source sent us these photos of a hit and run accident.

Earlier today the snow fell and the roads were slippery.

Source saw this vehicle allegedly slide on the roadway and then hit this light pole, then take off from the scene.  It happened near the Ford Dealership in Boone County.


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Rockford Scanner™: Hit And Run To A Pedestrian, Pedestrian Laying In The Roadway



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On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at approximately 7:40 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 700 block of Whitman Street for reports of a serious hit-and-run traffic crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian.

Preliminary investigations revealed that an 18-year-old male Rockford resident was crossing Whitman Street when he was struck by a westbound vehicle. The vehicle, described as a large, older tan SUV, fled the scene. The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Rockford Police Department Traffic Accident Reconstruction team was deployed to the scene. The investigation is ongoing and no further details are available at this time.

Whitman Street between Ridge and Winnebago will remain blocked for the next several hours.


Pedestrian Hit By A Vehicle In Rockford.

It happened around 7:45 am this morning in the area of Whitman and Haskell .

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near this location and is laying in the roadway.

Injuries were being reported, unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

UPDATE: Life threatening injuries.  The victim is a male, possibly a child/teen, via sources. The victim has severe head wounds.

The vehicle fled the scene, no suspect description

Update: RS fan Lightskinn Babiee  said: “It Was My 19 Year Old Brother He’s Been In ICU All Day & He Broke His Pelvis Bone In His Hip, His Upper Arm,& The 5th Bone In His Neck & His Face & Head Is Severely Scrapped Up😩He Has Severe Damage To Him But He Is Expected To Pull Through His Surgeries Thanks To Saint Anthony Hospital. Please Keep Us In Yall Prayers & Wish The Best For Us”

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