UPDATE: Sources said the vehicle allegedly hit another vehicle in the Mcdonalds parking lot, then fled the scene. While fleeing they crashed into a pole and the person was ejected from the vehicle. The person appeared to be a white female approx her mid 30’s was laying in the roadway approx. 15 feet from the vehicle not moving. And another person inside the vehicle (a male) was thrown into the backseat of the vehicle and was screaming for help. Video by a source LayLow Fuentes. Viewer discretion is advised
Sources are reporting a very serious accident in Rockford. It happened around 5 am near S Main and 15th ave.
Reports of a serious accident near this location. Injuries were being reported. Possible life threatening injuries.
RPD has told the citizens to avoid the area for awhile. They have the area blocked off while investigating.
This is still developing, check back later for possible updates.
Reports of a fully engulfed house fire in Rockford.
It happened around 2:30 am this morning near 130 Lakin Terrace
Rockford Fire Department arrived on scene and confirmed heavy smoke and fire on the Charlie side.
Unknown if it is occupied. No reports of injuries.
Power lines are reported to be involved.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Update on Lakin Terrace Fire: all residents are safe, no injuries. Fire is under control.
Sources are reporting a possible fire at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Sablewood around 12:30 am.
Reports of a fire inside the apartment. Residents were evacuating.
Rockford FD is on scene, asking for the Rockford Police to be en route., Several officers and a police Sargent are en route. it is not yet known why the RFD requested the police. But several officers are en route to this scene.
RFD investigator is also en route.
Photos by Jennifer Salinas. She also said it appears one person may have been arrested. And that the police were requested for a fight.