Latest Hit-and-run News

Cherokee officer charged in hit-and-run that injured girl

May. 23, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) — A northwest Iowa police officer has been charged after he allegedly hit a 6-year-old girl with his pickup truck and then drove away. Michael McGee, 52, of Cherokee, was cited with leaving or failing to return to the scene of an injury accident after the girl...

Woman convicted on 3 counts in fatal hit-and-run crash

May. 20, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 2-year-old boy has been convicted on three counts, a prosecutor said. Angel Alberta Estep was found guilty Thursday of leaving the scene of an accident causing death, failure to render aid and...

Police arrest man accused of striking woman, dragging body

May. 14, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected in a fatal hit-in-run in central California in which the victim's body was dragged more than 8 miles (13 kilometers) was in critical condition after jumping from a three-story house while deputies tried to arrest him, authorities said. Fresno...

Police: Man struck woman with truck, dragged body 8 miles

May. 13, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in central California were searching for the driver of a pickup truck that struck a woman walking her dog Friday and kept going, dragging her more than 8 miles (13 kilometers) to a hotel parking lot, where she was found dead. The 29-year-old woman was...

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run outside Arrowhead Stadium

May. 13, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred last year outside of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Thomas Weyer, 19, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in the Oct. 10...

Man charged in hit-and-run that killed woman, injured man

May. 09, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — A woman was killed and a man was injured after they were struck by a car in a North Carolina town, police said. Kings Mountain police said officers went to an intersection around 8:05 p.m. on Sunday, where they found a man and a woman lying in the...

Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed Nicki Minaj's dad

May. 06, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A hit-and-run driver pleaded guilty Friday in a suburban New York a suburban New York crash that killed the father of Nicki Minaj and was promised a year or less in jail, disappointing prosecutors and the hip hop star's mother. In state court in Long Island's...

North Carolina woman charged in fatal hit-and-run

May. 04, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina woman is accused of driving away after her car hit and injured a pedestrian last fall. The victim died this week. News outlets report Nyquasia Shybreal Rowell, 22, of High Point was driving south on North Spring Street in...

Police: Va. school bus driver accused of impaired driving

May. 01, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A school bus driver for a central Virginia school district was charged with driving under the influence following what police call a hit-and-run crash and a brief chase. Richmond police said it happened Friday afternoon, according to media outlets, when...

Woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that killed Iowa teen

Apr. 29, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 38-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 14-year-old girl in Des Moines, police said. The crash happened Thursday afternoon a few blocks east of Hiatt Middle School on the city’s east side, police. First...