On Monday, December 12, 2016 around 6:00pm officers responded to S. Alpine and 16th Avenue in reference to a car vs pedestrian crash. Upon arrival oficers learned that a tan Pontiac Grand Am had been traveling south on Alpine. The Pontiac struck a 88 year old male who was crossing S. Alpine. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Rockford Fire for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Pontiac advised his windshield was foggy and he did not see the pedestrian. The driver was charged with obstructed windshield and operating uninsured motor vehicle.