56-year-old pedestrian suffers life threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 56-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while crossing 11th Street late Friday night.

The Rockford Police Department responded to the accident that occurred around 11: 30 Friday night at 11th Street and Alton Avenue.

Police said a vehicle traveling northbound hit this man while he was walking across the street. The driver remained on scene. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital.

Members of the Rockford Police Department traffic unit responded to the accident and are conducting an investigation.