Latest Hit-and-run News

Man indicted on 11 counts after double fatal hit-and-run

Jul. 19, 2019 8:21 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old Portland man is facing 11 criminal charges from a hit-and-run that killed two women. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Antonio Montgomery was indicted Thursday on two counts of manslaughter, two counts of assault, five counts of failure to perform duties of a driver and...

Police search for suspect in hit-and-run death of toddler

Jul. 19, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a toddler was killed in a hit-and-run crash in a central Florida parking lot. Daytona Beach police Chief Craig Capri says they're searching for 29-year-old Earnest Ponder who was last seen running from the scene on Thursday night. Capri tells news outlets it appears...

Man arrested in double hit-and-run fatalities in Phoenix

Jul. 16, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A 29-year-old man arrested in two hit-and-run fatalities that occurred minutes apart later said he fell asleep at the wheel because he was on painkillers and then fled after the wrecks because his license was suspended, Phoenix police said Tuesday. Police said L.C. Jones III of Mesa was...

Phoenix police seek hit-and-run driver in 2 fatal collisions

Jul. 14, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a man and a teenager are dead after being struck by the same hit-and-run driver and they're still searching for the suspect. They say two incidents occurred around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed struck 17-year old Nester...

Police: Man arrested after boy killed in hit and run

Jul. 14, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

HARDINSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement officials have arrested a man after an 8-year-old Kentucky boy was hit and killed by a vehicle while getting the mail on the side of the road. Trooper Scotty Sharp, a Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman, said Saturday that 35-year-old Bradley Mattingly of...

Police seek driver they say purposely hit 2 pedestrians

Jul. 13, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver they say intentionally struck two pedestrians following a dispute in Southern California. Officials say officers responding around 2 a.m. Saturday found two men on a Fullerton street. Police Sgt. Matt Martinez says the men told...

Georgia man wanted in fatal hit-and-run caught in New York

Jul. 12, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a white man accused of running over and killing a black Georgia man who had developmental disabilities. Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown tells news outlets that 27-year-old Joshua Anderson was arrested Tuesday in New York on charges including malice murder....

Phoenix police looking for suspect in a hit-and-run

Jul. 12, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say they are looking for a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian. They say 19-year-old Jordan Maxie was in a roadway in west Phoenix early Thursday when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. Maxie was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police say the vehicle fled...

Suspect arrested in injury hit-and-run in Grand Forks

Jul. 11, 2019 7:49 AM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Grand Forks police have arrested a suspect accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and fleeing. The victim who was treated at Altru Hospital told police the suspect deliberately struck him about 2:30 a.m. Thursday in Grand Forks. Authorities were able to track down the car...

Man killed in hit-and-run crash on Kansas highway

Jul. 10, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

NORTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in a hit-and-run crash on a Kansas highway. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Tyler Kuhn, of Norton, was struck Tuesday night while walking across U.S. 36 in Norton County. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The patrol reported provided...