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 10 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched for a rollover accident near the Forest Hills country club. It was originally dispatched as two people were trapped inside the vehicle. Both Northpark fire department and loves park fire department were dispatched. When emergency personnel arrived on scene they confirmed no entrapment. But there are injuries being reported and two ambulances have been dispatched
Around 8:08 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched to the Belvidere Oasis. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle has crashed into the bridge under the oasis on I-90. Unknown on injuries. Several emergency personnel are en route
Note: Belvidere has two calls. One of the calls the people are doing CPR. It is not yet known if that is this call (the accident) or the other call)
Around 7:10 PM several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Appleton near the grain bin. There is an accident near this location and multiple injuries are being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route.
Earlier was another accident near this location.
Multiple accidents being reported on the scanner all around the area. Please do not travel unless you need to
Around 3 am this morning an officer attempted to stop a vehicle in Boone County. The vehicle did not stop for the officer and was fleeing. A short time later the vehicle crashed into a pole. The driver fled on foot. He fled in the Fairgrounds Park/Prairie Fields area. (Business 20/Fairgrounds area) Officers are searching the area. They have brought in a K-9 to assist in the search for the suspect.
Update: The vehicle is a rental car from Iowa. Sounds like the suspect in question wants to turn himself in now and is at Harlem and N Second st in Machesney park.
Just before 7 PM the Rockford fire department were dispatched to 15th Ave. and Kishwaukee. Initial scanner traffic is saying that there’s an automobile accident with injuries near this intersection. A child is reported to be injured. Unknown on the severity of the injuries at this time.
AlejanDro Del Real: Accident on intersection of 11st and 8th ave. Crashed into gas lines. Gas leak fire department shut off gas
Photo of the accident on our Facebook Page
Around 5:45 am this morning emergency personnel were responding to the area of the 5500 block of Newburg. Scanner traffic is saying a vehicle hit a deer and then lost control and hit a pole. Unknown on injuries. No other information at this time.
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.
Update: 78 year old woman has passed away. She entered I-90 southbound from Rockton rd and collided with a northbound vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Name is being held pending family notification
Around 11:35 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to I-90 near the mile marker #3 in the westbound lanes. Near the toll plaza. There is an auto accident near this location and injuries are being reported.
Update: A vehicle was traveling in the wrong way of traffic. Head on collision. Medical helicopter is on standby. Many lanes of traffic are blocked. People are trapped and extrication is needed
Update: Medical helicopters are unable to fly due to the weather. They are requesting additional units to the scene