Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CXIII

doc4c5bf9179046d920189655 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.

742. West Springfield, Mass. Aug. 5. Woman suffers unknown injuries after struck by a dark colored sport utility vehicle which fled the scene.

743. Hamilton Twp., NJ. Aug. 6. 15-year-old boy struck and killed by a silver or gray sport utility vehicle, possibly a two-tone late model Chrysler Aspen or minivan which fled the scene. [Update: Retired cop turned himself in.]

744. Warner Robins, Ga., Aug. 5. 25-year-old man fatally struck by an unidentified vehicle which fled the scene.

745. St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 7. 55-year-old man critically, and intentionally, injured when struck by a two-door blue or green car which took off after the collision.

746. Montville, NJ. Aug. 7. Unidentified man struck and killed by two cars, the second of which was believed to be a white four-door sedan, possibly a Toyota or Nissan, that fled the scene.

747. Pohatcong Twp., Pa. Aug. 7. 14-year-old boy critically injured by a yet-identified vehicle which left evidence at the scene as it fled.

Related stories:

Car-on-car hit-and-run action resulting in injury in … Crestview, Fla.; Mandan, ND; Merced, Cal.; Lebanon, Maine; Quincy, Mass.

Caught, convicted or court appearance in … Vandalla, Ohio; Point Pleasant Beach, NJ; Sacramento, Cal.; Newport, NH; Las Vegas

This is a weird one which ends a few miles from my house (photo) …

LOWER SALFORD – Police are looking for a suspect that allegedly broke into a township home, stole the homeowners SUV which was later involved in a hit-and-run accident. According to Cpl. Vincent Medveckus, a burglary was discovered in the 800 block of Cressman Road in July after residents returned home from vacation to discover somebody broke into their house. Their 2009 black GMC Denali was also stolen from the garage, and was later involved in a hit-and-run accident in Skippack township.

The vehicle was later abandonded at a Shell gas station on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough, Philadelphia. Images from the station security cameras captured images of the suspect.

Police ask the public to call the Lower Salford Township Police Department Investigative Unit at 215-256-9500 if they have any information.

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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