Around 7:06 PM the Rockford fire department were dispatched to the area of Kishwaukee and Taft. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle and a motorcycle are involved in an accident near this location. Injuries were being reported at the time the dispatch. Multiple ambulances have been dispatched for multiple injuries. The accident was reported to be in the northbound lanes. Several emergency personnel are en route.
Around 10:30 PM. The Rockford fire department were dispatched to the area of 11th St. and Sandy Hollow initial scanner traffic is saying there is an automobile accident near this intersection. At the time the dispatch injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. They are requesting another ambulance to the scene. Several units are en route. Please avoid the area
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A Press release from Rockford Police concerning this crash
On September 23rd., 2016, at approximately 10:30 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to a serious two vehicle traffic accident on Sandy Hollow Rd. west of 11th. St. Upon arrival officers learned that an occupant in one of the vehicles sustained serious life threatening injuries. This subject is currently being treated at a local hospital. At the time of this information release Sandy Hollow Rd. is closed in both directions while the incident is investigated.
No further information is available for release at this time. Further posts will be made as the investigation progresses.
RS Fan saying a child was ejected from the vehicle. Not yet confirmed.