NEW: Driver Crashes Car Escaping Gunfire

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/29 2014 08:07AM

Updated 04/29 2014 09:32AM

UPDATE - 24-year old Elizabeth White, the driver of the vehicle that was shot and later crashed into a tree, was charged with Driving Under the Influence.

Anyone has information is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.

ROCKFORD (WTVO) -- Three people were injured this morning in a crash just north of downtown on Main Street.

Police say around 4:30 this morning, they arrive to find the crash scene and shell casings on a street nearby. Conflicted witness reports say the driver was trying to elude someone shooting at the vehicle. As a result, the driver lost control of the car and struck a tree.

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