16-year-old dead, 18-year-old critically injured in car crash
Rockford Police say the man’s injuries are considered to be life-threatening.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A 16-year-old boy is dead and an 18-year-old man suffers life-threatening injuries after crashing their cars Thursday night on Broadway.
Rockford Police responded to the accident around 6 p.m. asking drivers to avoid the area of Broadway and 24th street.
Investigators say a 16-year-old driver died at the scene. The 18-year-old driver of the other car was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say the man is listed as stable at this time.
Broadway has since been reopened to traffic.
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