UPDATE: Possible Fatal Accident Involving A Train in Winnebago County


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Location:  Rockford’s East Side

Approx. Date & Time:  Apri; 27th 2021  approx. 8:30 pm. 

Departments Involved: Several departments

Brief Synopsis:  Sources are reporting an accident involving a train. 

Several sources are reporting a train has hit something. After they heard the collision, many are reporting they heard the train coming to a screeching halt. It is unclear where the actual accident scene is at.  We do know the train is reported to be blocking several areas on the East side.  So it is safe to say, avoid the area for awhile. Check back for possible updates. 

Updates:  See the RPD release posted just below.   Sources at the scene said a pedestrian was struck by a train and had received fatal injuries. Officials have not yet confirmed this… 

Still developing…
Check back later for possible updates. 

Officials Confirm Anything or Release Information:  Yes, RPD has released the following:
The 3400 block of South Mulford is closed in both directions due to an accident involving a train.

Credit/Sources: Wanted to remain anonymous and RPD . 


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