Rockford Officer Released from Hospital after being Hit by Car

A Rockford police officer has been released from the hospital after being struck by a drunk driver. Police say the officer was driving a police transport van with a fellow officer at the intersection of north Church and Whitman....when a Cadillac slammed into them. The driver then sped off...But was eventually caught at Court and Whitman. He is now being held in the Winnebago county jail. No names are being released at this time.A Rockford police officer has been released from the hospital after being struck by a drunk driver. Police say the officer was driving a police transport van with a fellow officer at the intersection of north Church and Whitman....when a Cadillac slammed into them. The driver then sped off...But was eventually caught at Court and Whitman. He is now being held in the Winnebago county jail. No names are being released at this time.


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