Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CMXVII

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. After a respite from keeping the list, it restarted in January 2019, highlighting one case a day. If there’s a case you’ve seen that deserves highlighting, drop me a line at hickey@brianphickey.com.

12934. “Kellie somehow ended up out of the car and we don’t know that story either if she was trying to get out, if she fell out if she was thrown out, we don’t know and then this person hit her with the car backed up and then drove her and fled the scene,” her mother said.

12935. Police say they are searching for a car involved in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian in Luzerne County. On Friday around 6:30 p.m., the Hanover Township Police Department say officers responded to the report of a car that hit a pedestrian near the Preston Section Park N Ride.

12936. Former Dinwiddie County Commonwealth’s Attorney T.O.”Lanny” Rainey III was killed Thursday evening while riding his bicycle, according to Virginia State Police.

12937. Homicide investigators are working to track down a gold Cadillac that was spotted leaving the scene of a deadly hit-and-run Friday night on Philips Highway at University Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

12938. A woman and a female child are hospitalized after being hit by a pickup truck in Oakland Saturday, police said. The incident is being investigated as a hit-and-run.

12939. Winter Garden police are looking for a driver who hit a teenager and just drove off.

12940. The suspect in a violent hit-and-run crash in Seal Beach that left five people injured, including three teenage girls, has surrendered to police.

12941. A hit-and-run in Oakland left a woman and a child injured Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

12942. According to police, when medics arrived there, they transported a 19-month-old to UMC trauma with critical injuries and a 9-year-old with minor injuries. The driver fled before authorities arrived LVMPD says.

12943. A man was injured when he was hit by a car that was then driven from the scene south of downtown Raleigh Saturday night, police said.

12944. Police say a 24-hour car wash employee was struck and killed in a hit-and-run early Sunday morning in Concourse Village. Police say an SUV crashed into a car that was off to the side of the road and struck a 55-year-old man at the Speedway Car Wash on Webster Avenue. According to police, that is when the victim was crushed between both cars and fell to the ground.

12945. One woman is dead after a hit-and-run on I-91 in Enfield, police say.

12946. A 3-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital after a hit-and-run crash Monday morning in East Little York, according to Houston police.

More hit-and-run stories, including every volume of Hit-and-Run America (in reverse order), are accessible from this linked page. (The full Volume-by-Volume list will appear sporadically from now on.)

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