One Hurt in Crash on Riverside and Rockton

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Traffic slows down for several hours at one Rockford intersection after a serious crash on the city's West side.

The crash happened around 6:45 tonight damage was extensive, glass and car parts across the road at the intersection of Rockton and Riverside. At least 4 ambulances were on scene; one victim was loaded and taken to the hospital. They are expected to be ok. Police say a car turning left onto Rockton drove in front of another car that was headed east on Riverside. The driver that turned in front of traffic did get a ticket. Eastbound lanes of riverside were closed for a couple hours.

This intersection has seen its fair share of accidents. Last year, a pedestrian was critically injured while crossing Riverside.


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