Rockford man arrested for DUI, hit and run

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — On Wednesday morning around 1:55 a.m., Rockford police officers responded to a report of a hit and run to a pedestrian near Victory Tap in Rockford (2315 Harrison Avenue).

When officers got to the scene, they found a female victim in a parking lot. She was brought to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say they found the driver of the vehicle a short time later and took him into custody.

David Lawrence II, 21, is charged with DUI, Leaving the Scene of Accident Involving Injury, and Failure to Give Info/Render Aid.

Lawrence is currently in the Winnebago County Jail.


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