Rockford Teen Arrested in Hit and Run Crash

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – As Rockford teenager was arrested after he was accused of causing a hit and run crash that sent a woman to the hospital.

Police say 19-year-old Edgar Herrera ran a red light at East State Street and New Towne Road, smashing into a car. Witnesses say Herrera then got out and started running.

Police took him into custody in the 100 block of Flintridge Road. Herrera faces a long list of charges including driving with a suspended license. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital.


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