Latest Hit-and-run News

W.Va. woman arrested nearly a month after fatal hit-and-run

Jan. 23, 2020 4:52 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash has been arrested nearly a month after the collision, police said Wednesday. The Morgantown Police Department said Codie Leigh Richards, 27, was arrested at her home for the Dec. 28 crash. A news release from the...

Survivor says doorbell-ringing prank led to deadly attack

Jan. 22, 2020 8:07 PM EST

TEMESCAL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A doorbell-ringing prank led a man to chase and ram a car full of teenagers, killing three, a survivor said. Three other teen boys were injured when their Toyota Prius was struck, went off the road and slammed into a tree Sunday night in Temescal Valley, about 60 miles...

Iowa woman pleads guilty in Nebraska vehicular homicide case

Jan. 22, 2020 8:21 AM EST

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa woman has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide for fatally striking a pedestrian in northeast Nebraska. The Sioux City Journal reported that Maria Gonzalez-Diego, of Sioux City, Iowa, entered the plea Tuesday in Dakota County District Court. In return, prosecutors dropped a...

Driver faces several charges in parking lot hit-and-run

Jan. 22, 2020 7:51 AM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A driver faces several charges stemming from what authorities say was a hit-and-run in the parking lot of a bar in Linn County. County court records say Bret Klima, 30, of Urbana, is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal accident and with other crimes. His...

This photo shows a Toyota Prius at the scene of a deadly crash in the Temescal Valley, south of Corona, Calif., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. A Southern California driver intentionally rammed the Prius with several teenage boys inside, killing a few and injuring a few others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)

California police: Driver rammed into car, killing 3 teens

Jan. 20, 2020 6:26 PM EST

TEMESCAL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius with six teenage boys inside, killing three and injuring three others before fleeing, authorities said Monday. The Prius went off the road and slammed into a tree at around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Temescal Valley...

Police release video of stop that prompted investigation

Jan. 19, 2020 2:17 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has released body-camera video of a traffic stop that prompted a use-of-force investigation. Raleigh police released video on Friday that showed two officers grabbing, punching and kneeing a man who was shown ignoring their orders, The News &...

Hit-and-run driver told Las Vegas police she blacked out

Jan. 19, 2020 11:22 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash near downtown Las Vegas reportedly told police she blacked out while driving and thought she hit a parked car or a pole instead of a person. According to an arrest report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, 32-year-old Delilah Tormos was arrested for...

Hit-and-run driver critically injures pedestrian in Kansas

Jan. 17, 2020 1:57 PM EST
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run driver has critically injured a pedestrian in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say a pickup-truck driver left the scene before officers responded Friday morning. The injured pedestrian is receiving treatment at a hospital. The crash is under investigation.

Medical examiner: Wisconsin death was homicide, not hit-run

Jan. 16, 2020 7:21 PM EST

TOWN OF BLUE MOUNDS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in southern Wisconsin said Thursday that what they first believed was a hit-and-run death actually was a homicide. The Dane County Sheriff's Office says preliminary autopsy results show the 26-year-old man did not die from a vehicle crash. The medical...

Woman accused of leaving scene of 3-car accident

Jan. 16, 2020 9:35 AM EST

HUDSON, N.H. (AP) — A woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that involved three vehicles, police in New Hampshire said. Police in Hudson said two of the vehicles were stopped in traffic on Jan. 8. A third vehicle rear-ended one of the stopped cars, which caused a chain...