Latest Hit-and-run News

North Carolina woman trying to cross road hit by car, dies

Oct. 27, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A woman attempting to cross a five-lane highway was killed when she was struck by a car whose driver didn’t stop, the N.C. State Highway Patrol said. The patrol told news outlets that Amy Jo Tyndall, 43, and a second person were trying to cross...

Hit-and-run motorists sought after 2 pedestrians killed

Oct. 24, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were searching for motorists who struck and killed two pedestrians in separate hit-and-run car crashes over the weekend. Both happened early Saturday morning. At approximately 3:15 a.m., 63-year-old Daryl Brown was struck by a silver SUV as he...

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run in Rochester

Oct. 21, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run earlier this month that left a man seriously injured, Rochester, New Hampshire, police said Thursday. The driver, a 69-year-old woman from Rochester, is facing a charge of conduct after...

Lincoln police seek vehicle tied to fatal crash on US 77

Oct. 21, 2021 09:56 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are seeking a motorist after a pedestrian was struck and killed in a collision that shut down southbound lanes of U.S. 77 for four hours in Lincoln. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports that a Lincoln police spokesperson declined to say...

Prosecutors: Teen charged in second hit-and-run collision

Oct. 21, 2021 08:15 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A teenager accused of hitting and killing a jogger with her car in July has now been charged for allegedly hitting another person in a separate incident. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged the teen with second-degree assault and...

Sled dogs struck on trail, likely ending racing days

Oct. 20, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck several sled dogs on a recreational trail in Itasca County, putting a likely end to their racing days. The dogs were hit by a vehicle on the Circle T Snowmobile Trail last Saturday...

Man charged in hit-and-run that killed 14-year-old girl

Oct. 19, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been ordered detained on $100,000 bail in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed a 14-year-old girl in Haddam in July. Thomas Cretella, 27, was arraigned Monday in Middletown Superior Court on charges including...

Vehicle collision kills child in stroller in Los Angeles

Oct. 18, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hit-and-run collision on a Los Angeles street killed a 1½-year-old child in a stroller, police said Monday. A Honda HRV was attempting a left turn around 7:35 a.m. Sunday when it collided with an approaching gray sedan, causing the Honda to drive...

Man dies in hit-and-run crash on Long Island Expressway

Oct. 17, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A passenger in a car traveling on the Long Island Expressway has died in a hit-and-run crash. Suffolk County police said that the fatal wreck happened around 2 a.m. Sunday near Brentwood, New York. They said the victim’s car, a 2016 Kia Optima, was...

Teens arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run crash

Oct. 16, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Wauwatosa police have arrested four juveniles in connection with a hit-and-run crash that struck and killed a 47-year-old woman who was trying to stop an attempted vehicle theft at a Wauwatosa hotel early Thursday morning. Police said the four...