Rockford Scanner™: Garbage Truck Stuck Under A Rockford Viaduct

Video by Admin Will
Sources are reporting a scene on the East side. 

Reports of a garbage truck that is owned by Advanced Disposal, is stuck under the viaduct at Broadway and 15th. 

It is unknown on injuries.

Unknown how the garbage truck become stuck.

Traffic is being diverted. 

RS Source


Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries in Rockford


Around 11 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries in Rockford. 

It happened in the 1100 block of Railroad.

Reports of an accident near this location and injuries were reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

Avoid the area. The cause of the accident is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Stuck On The Railroad Tracks in Rockford

Sources are reporting a vehicle on the railroad tracks in Rockford.

There is a vehicle that is stuck and unoccupied
on the railroad tracks near 1st st in Rockford.

Unknown if the railroad company has been notified yet.
Unknown if a train is inbound.

Photo by Essence Cierra


Rockford Scanner™: Train Hits A Vehicle in Rockford, Still Developing

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Just after 9 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to an accident involving a train in Rockford.

A train has hit a vehicle at the railroad tracks near 11th st and Railroad ave.

The vehicle is still on the tracks.  The driver of the vehicle got out and fled on foot.  Last seen on Woodruff running away. Unknown on injuries.

Sounds like the train will be stopped awhile, while they investigate

This is the Canadian National train that is involved.

The train will be stopped for a long time, it is blocking traffic all the way back from 11th st all the way back to the Blackhawk Housing

The vehicle was hit near 11th st and Railroad and was dragged down the tracks. It ended up on the southside of the tracks near 13th st, 2 blocks away from the initial impact site.

Rockford Scanner™: Dead Body Found in Rockford, Still Developing

Sources reporting a dead body has been found in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 1149 Railroad ave, near Carpenters place.

A dead body has been located in a tent near this location.

Still developing, unknown the cause of death.

Emergency personnel investigating.



Rockford Scanner™: Broken Down Train Causes Major Traffic Delays

UPDATE: Train has been repaired and all railroad crossings are now open. Thank you for your patience!

UPDATE: Railroad crossings through DeKalb are still blocked. Union Pacific is en route and estimating 2 hours to complete repairs. Please use alternative routes until completed. Thank you for your patience.


All railroad crossings through DeKalb are currently blocked. Please use an alternate route. Union Pacific en route to repair the train. Please use overpasses at Pearl Street, Peace Road, and South Annie Glidden Road. Will update when train has been cleared. Thank you.