Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run on Chelsea Avenue

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One woman had to be hospitalized after she was hit by a driver who ran a stop sign.  Rockford Police responded to the crash just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday.

A white SUV was speeding northbound on Chelsea Avenue when it ran the stop sign at Guilford and slammed into a black car.  That driver, a 55-year-old woman, has serious injuries but officials believe she will be okay.

The SUV ended up in someone’s front yard on Chelsea Avenue.  That driver jumped out of the vehicle and ran away.

Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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