UPDATE: Pedestrian Hit by Car on Tuesday in Rockford has Died


UPDATE: The man hit by a car on Tuesday in Rockford has died.

Coroner’s Office saying Douglas Wise, 29, of Rockford, died Thursday morning as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. No autopsy was deemed necessary.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police are investigating the crash.


A man is fighting for his life Tuesday after being hit by a car on Rockford’s West side.

This happened around 8:30 pm near Springfield Avenue and Auburn Street.  Police say a woman was traveling north on Springfield when she hit a pedestrian.  Rescue crews rushed him to the hospital.  He suffered life-threatening injuries.

No word yet if charges will be filed against the driver.

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