Latest Hit-and-run News

Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed 2 on motorcycle

Jul. 13, 2020 3:04 PM EDT

CROTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police arrested a 42-year-old man Monday in a weekend hit-and-run crash that killed two people on a motorcycle in western Michigan. Jason Wardell of Muskegon was found in Montcalm County, along with the car, state police said. Wardell was charged with failing to stop at the...

2 people die in motorcycle hit-and-run in western Michigan

Jul. 12, 2020 10:17 AM EDT

CROTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two people riding a motorcycle were killed in a hit-and-run crash in western Michigan, state police said. The victims were a 63-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman from Newaygo. They were hit while riding a motorcycle Saturday in Newaygo County's Croton Township, 40 miles (64...

Tucson police reveal suspect died in March arrest attempt

Jul. 9, 2020 8:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have concluded that Tucson police officers used an appropriate amount of force in a violent struggle three months ago with a man who died while resisting arrest and told officers several times that he couldn’t breathe. The Tucson Police Department on Wednesday revealed for...

This photo provided by the Monroe County Correctional Center in Bloomington, Ind., shows Christi Bennett on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Bennett, an Indiana woman, was been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that sent one woman to the hospital and caused minor injuries to a man during a southern Indiana protest over the assault of a Black man by a group of white men on June 6.  (Monroe County Correctional Center via AP)

Woman charged in hit-and-run at Indiana protest

Jul. 9, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman was charged Thursday in a hit-and-run crash that sent one woman to the hospital and caused minor injuries to a man during a southern Indiana protest over the assault of a Black man by a group of white men. Prosecutors charged Christi Bennett, 66, with two counts of...

Authorities arrest Indiana woman in hit-and-run that hurt 2 at protest over assault of Black man

Jul. 9, 2020 10:09 AM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities arrest Indiana woman in hit-and-run that hurt 2 at protest over assault of Black man.

Omaha police still looking for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

Jul. 7, 2020 8:53 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police in Omaha continue to search for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed an Omaha man who was found alongside a south-central Omaha street. The crash happened sometime before 6 a.m. Sunday, when a passerby found 26-year-old Justin Johnson unresponsive and injured on the...

Hit-and-run crash involving SUV, Amish buggy leaves 4 hurt

Jul. 6, 2020 9:34 AM EDT

SPARTA, Pa. (AP) — A hit-and-run crash involving an SUV and a horse-drawn Amish buggy left two adults and two young children in the buggy seriously injured, Pennsylvania state police said. The accident in Sparta occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The SUV struck the buggy from behind and then fled...

2-year-old killed in hit-and-run; police seek pick-up

Jul. 3, 2020 6:11 AM EDT

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — A 2-year-old died Thursday after being struck on a Milwaukie residential street by a motorist that then fled. Officers responded to the 9500 block of Southeast Wichita Avenue shortly after noon to investigate, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. Police said they are searching for a...

Woman checking mail killed by car running from police

Jul. 1, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

ANDERSON. S.C. (AP) — A woman checking her mail outside her South Carolina home was struck and killed by a car being chased by police, authorities said. The driver was also killed, losing control of the car after hitting the woman Tuesday evening near Anderson and crashing into a parked car and a tree,...

Driver killed, passenger hurt in apparent hit-and-run crash

Jun. 27, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 50-year-old man was killed and an 18-year-old woman was injured Friday evening during what appears to have been a hit-and-run crash on a Massachusetts highway, state police said Saturday. The crash happened on I-290 Friday evening. State police say the two had been driving in a...