Rockford Scanner fan sent us this: Alpine south of State is shut down both north and south bound lanes, several pd. Not sure what happened.
Update from RS Fan : Alpine Road was (is?) closed from E State to approx Charles St (Heartland Church) due to a serious, multiple (2+) car accident at the Alpine Park / Larson Ave intersection. Was at approx 11:30 pm Saturday night, and probably for at least a few hours. Several emergency vehicles on scene.
: 5 car pile up from what I was told
Rockford Police are encrypted, and have not released any information. So it is not known what is going on…..
Around 1:16 am this morning an officer had a Blue vehicle flee from them in the area of E State near Mulford. The vehicle is doing around 90 MPH fleeing from an officer headed westbound near Alpine. The Sergeant told the officer to terminate the chase.
Around 9:16 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the 3300 block of E State st. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into a stream near this location. The vehicle is smoking. Unknown on injuries. Possible extrication is needed. Still developing.
Around 2:15 am this morning, An officer witnessed a van crash into a street light near State and Lyford and then take off from the scene. The van fled and the officer went after the vehicle. The van broke down a short time later and the officer initiated a traffic stop on it.
Around 4:48 pm today the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched for an auto accident with injuries being reported. The location of the accident is near E State and Lyford. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Avoid the area or expect delays
#2 Around the same time another call went out for the 5400 block of E State st, for an accident with injuries.
Around 1:43 pm today the RFD were dispatched for an auto accident. It happened in the area of E State and Perryville. Injuries were being reported at the time of dispatch. Please avoid the area.
Around 1:30 PM, Rockford Scanner fan sent this information and a photo in regards to an automobile accident near E. State Street and Dempster. It appears there are injuries, since there is an ambulance in the photo. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Please avoid the area or expect delays
Around 11:40 am this morning an officer crashed his squad car in the area of Warren and State. Scanner traffic is saying an officer crashed into someone near this intersection. The other party involved was requesting medical. The officer was OK. The cause of the accident is under investigation
Rockford Scanner fan said the officer rear ended the other vehicle
Around 12:28 pm today the LPFD were dispatched to Rock Cut State Park in reference to a fire in the woods.
The caller said the fire is in the North West side of the park, near West ln.
LPFD is en route, dispatcher said District 16 does not have a controlled burn in the area.
Update: At 12:39 the LPFD is in the park, trying to locate the caller and fire.
Update: At 12:42 pm they located the fire on the side of the roadway in the park. Chief Foley said to contact Rock Cut State Park, and said it is a part of a controlled burn.