Hit-and-Run America Vol. LX (Tasing Video Included!)

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.

I’m going to break from form with this here post. Video of a hit-and-run carjacking suspect on the run from a dog, a few officers, the tide and a Taser must get top billing. So, with no further ado, here’s a video of a hit-and-run carjacking suspect on the run from a dog, a few officers, the tide and a Taser!

364. Millcreek, Utah. May 6. 51-year-old woman critically injured in this incident: “[W]itnesses say a pickup truck ran a red light … broadsiding another vehicle on the passenger side. The driver of the pickup got out and ran, said Unified Police Lt. Don Hutson. The other vehicle was occupied by a 16-year-old driver, who was eight months pregnant, her mother (who suffered head injuries) in the passenger seat and her father in the back seat.” The driver went to the hospital with concerns about the unborn child.

365. Hayward, Cal. May 5. 27-year-old man injured after being struck by a ” a white, newer-model American-made SUV similar to a Chevrolet Tahoe” that was trying to beat a red light.

366. Medford, NJ. May 5. 56-year-old Evesham Twp. Board of Ed member struck and mildly injured while riding a bike with his son. Vehicle unidentified.

367. Greene County, Ind. May 6. 37-year-old woman injured when a sideswipe with a silver Ford Taurus forces her car off the road (flipping and hitting a tree), but doesn’t stop.

Related stories:

Even China has stronger hit-and-run penalties than Pennsylvania.

Dog the Bounty Hunter. Nuff said.

Rut-roh: Wilkes-Barre Police I.A. look at an officer’s alleged parked-car hit-and-run.

Lying mother of a spawn that would kill a 17-year-old kid and take off charged with perjury. Facing 20 years. Good.

And I quote: “The firefighters allegedly admitted to Sheriff’s Department Lt. Michael Nolan that they were intoxicated and did not call in the accident, according to the report.”

Darcie Victoria West left a 33-year-old human being in a wheelchair from Toronto to die. Which the 33-year-old did. A judge let West have it. But she only got two years and a day.

The list: Nos. 1-17, 18-24, 25-30, 31-39, 40-43, 44-56, 57-64, 65-72, 73-78, 79-82, 83-88, 89-93, 94-104, 105-114, 115-116, 117-118, 119-121, 122-126, 127-128, 129-135, 136-142, 143-154, 155-161, 162-165, 166-172, 173-179, 180-193, 194-198, 199-200, 201-213, 214-219, 220-224, 225-228, 229-231, 232-241, 242-247 248-255 256-258, 259-261, 262-268, 269-271, 272-275, 276-279, 280-284, 285-296, 297-301, 302-303, 304-308, 309-311, 312-319, 320-322, 323-329, 330-335, 336-338, 339-342, 343-347, 348-352, 353-358, 359-363, 364-367.

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