Rockford Scanner™: Traffic Accident With Injures, Extrication Is Needed. Avoid the Area




Just before 5 am this morning several emergency personnel were responding to an accident scene. 

It happened in the 200 block of Y Blvd, near the YMCA. 

A vehicle has crashed into a tree near this location. 

Injuries are being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Metro Ambulance came up[on the scene and said extrication was needed to cut at least one person out of the vehicle. 

Still developing. Avoid the area. 




Rockford Scanner™: Serious Accident On Route 2, Possible Fatal


UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 39-year-old Barbara Whitescarver. She passed away from trauma to the head and neck from the auto accident. 


The woman approx. 39 years old has passed away. She had to be extricated and a medical helicopter flew her to a local emergency room, where she was pronounced dead. The cause of the accident is under investigation. 

This afternoon several emergency personnel were on scene of a very serious accident in Winnebago County. 
It happened on Route 2 between Gleasman and Roscoe rd, near Roscoe.  Injuries were reported. Sources say this is a fatal accident, but we can not yet confirm this. Avoid the area of awhile, while emergency personnel investigate the scene. Still Developing

Credit: Derek Dee