Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle in The River, Area Shut Down





Sources are reporting a serious accident. 

It happened this afternoon on RT 2 near Byron. 

Reports of a Red truck that is submerged in the Rock River. 

Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Emergency personnel have RT 2 shut down and are diverting traffic. 

Still developing…

 UPDATE: On 12/22/20  the Ogle County Sheriff’s Police responded to a truck in the Rock River with one occupant.   This was in the 10900 block of North Illinois Route 2.  The driver was helped from his truck and later taken to Swedish American Hospital for treatment.  The driver was treatment as Roger Durham, age 65 of Rockford.  The Byron Fire Department and Maggios assisted at the scene while Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police and Byron Police Assisted with traffic control.  The investigation is pending.

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