Hit-and-runs

Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVIII

02/22/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4780. Lafayette, Ind. Feb. 18. 46-year-old man fatally struck by an…

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Please Help Police Catch A Driver In Fatal Southwest Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

02/20/2014
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Please Help Police Catch A Driver In Fatal Southwest Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

Nehemiah Gredic, 32, was trying to fix his bicycle along the side of Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia around 5 p.m. Monday when he was struck by what was likely a Jeep Grand Cherokee. The cowardly driver stopped briefly before fleeing. Gredic was taken to HUP with severe head injuries that soon took his life.…

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Thank You, State Sen. Larry Farnese, For Continued Efforts To Strengthen Hit-And-Run Penalties

02/19/2014
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Thank You, State Sen. Larry Farnese, For Continued Efforts To Strengthen Hit-And-Run Penalties

Yes, I’m frustrated with the Pennsylvania state legislature’s inability to sufficiently bolster penalties for hit-and-runs that would serve to erase that whole leave-to-sober-up-get-lower-penalties loophole. But what I’m not frustrated with are state Sen. Larry Farnese’s continued efforts to break through that wall on behalf of hit-and-run victims across the commonwealth. Today, I got word that…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVII

02/19/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4764. Portland, Oreg. Feb. 15. Pedestrian fatally struck by a silver…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVI

02/16/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4744. Los Angeles, Cal. Feb. 13. 45-year-old man fatally struck by…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCV

02/13/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4731-32. Philadelphia, Pa. Feb. 11. Mother and 5-year-old son injured when…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCIV

02/11/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCIV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4717. Hayward, Cal. Feb. 5. 31-year-old woman injured when struck by…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCIII

02/06/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4703. New Orleans, La. Feb. 3. 6-year-old boy fatally struck by…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCII

02/03/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CDXCII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 4691-93. Trivoli, NY. Feb. 1. 19- and 20-year-old women killed, and…

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How Football Fandom Led To A Seahawks Fan’s Hit-And-Run Arrest

02/01/2014
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How Football Fandom Led To A Seahawks Fan’s Hit-And-Run Arrest

On the night of the NFC Championship Game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers, Raisa Mosh, 45, and Irena Gardinant, 28, were fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Vancouver, Wash. Excerpts from the story seemingly indicate that Brandon C. Smith’s hardcore Seahawks fandom left hint traces that police followed right to the…

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