Woman sent to hospital after Rockford hit-and-run

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 36-year-old woman was sent to the hospital after a hit-and-run crash in east Rockford this morning.

Police say a car rolled over around 9 a.m. in the area of 11th Street and Sixth Avenue. Investigators say a black SUV, driven by the victim, was traveling westbound on Sixth Avenue before a crash with a silver car, heading southbound on 11th Street.

After the crash, a man, considered as a suspect, reportedly got out of his silver car and ran away from the scene. The suspect was described as a white man in his 40's with short hair.

The crash is under investigation. If you have any information, contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.