UPDATE: Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Suspect in Hit and Run Accident

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: Police have issued an arrest warrant for the man they believe was involved in a hit and run accident and fled on foot from police.

Rockford Police say an officer attempted to pull over a man driving a Chevrolet Tahoe at West and Blake Street for a traffic violation when the man sped off.

The suspect ran through a stop sign at Morgan Street where he struck a Pontiac Bonneville causing both vehicles to come to a rest in a nearby yard. The suspect then ran from his Tahoe.

33-year-old David McCoy has been identified by police as the driver of the Tahoe. An arrest warrant has been issued for McCoy's arrest.

McCoy is charged with failure to report an accident involving personal injury after leaving the scene, driving on a revoked license, and disobeying a traffic control device. Bond has been set at $100,000.

The driver of the Bonneville was taken to a local hospital where he is still listed in serious condition.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The man who fled on foot after crashing his SUV into another car was initially fleeing from police.

Rockford Police say an officer attempted to pull over a man driving a Chevrolet Tahoe at West and Blake Street for a traffic violation when the man sped off.

The suspect ran through a stop sign at Morgan Street where he struck a Pontiac Bonneville causing both vehicles to come to a rest in a nearby yard. The suspect then ran from his Tahoe.

The pursuing officer found the driver of the Bonneville unresponsive. The man was transported to a local hospital and is said to be in critical condition.

The suspect driving the Tahoe is still at large.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- One person is sent to the hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run accident on Rockford's Westside.

The suspect driving an SUV hit the victim's car near the intersection of Morgan and West Streets around 10:30 pm Monday night.

The suspect then fled on foot from the scene. The suspect is still on the loose.

Rockford Police have not released any other details yet.


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