Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCCLV

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.

11989. “She’s doing better. She still has swelling on the brain and her face from the hematoma and orbital fracture in her eye. She will be starting physical and occupational therapy next week,” Terry said.

11990. Hit-and-run crashes are on the rise in Metro Nashville, according to the most recent data. According to police, officers have responded to 1,278 crashes. The dangerous trend was up in 2021, compared to 2020.

11991. Police on Wednesday identified the suspect wanted in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Long Beach last week that left a father and his 3-year-old daughter dead inside their residence.

11992. Witnesses saw Russell standing in the center turn lane of the roadway retrieving items from the road that had apparently fallen out of the bed of his truck when he was fatally struck, according to Central Police.

11993. Johnson was carried by the vehicle approximately 200 feet before falling into the westbound lane between Remington and Dover Streets, Police said.

11994. Officers say a toddler involved in the incident was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Pueblo Police say the driver sped away in a silver sedan with dark tinted windows

11995. According to police, the woman was walking north on SW Hall in a crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle turning left. Police said the suspect driver made no attempt to stop and check on the victim.

11996. Massachusetts State Police troopers have found the vehicle that was wanted in connection with three hit-and-run crashes, including one crash in Brookline that injured a pedestrian.

11997. “I will make sure your daughter NEVER forgets who her father was,”  Shanteiria McFarland wrote on the fundraising page.

11998. “I feel so bad that my sister had to be the one to tell me, and I couldn’t believe her. I couldn’t believe she said Ryan was hit and killed. I couldn’t believe my child was dead, I couldn’t believe it,” added Causin.

11999. A 16-year-old has been put in an induced coma after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking her dog in Galt on Monday night, police said.

12000. “My nephew left on a scooter and didn’t come home. My nephew died alone, cold, in a ditch,” said Jackson’s aunt Chinetta Pippen.

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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