Accidents in the news -March 23, 2015
Written by greg on March 23, 2015
Hit and Run
Last Saturday, March 21, 2015 a hit and run accident occurred on the North Freeway near the Rayford sawdust exit. Police officers are looking for the driver of a lifted four-wheel-drive pickup that authorities suspect hit a vehicle around 7 AM.
According to reports, after the pickup truck struck the passenger car, the pickup truck driver got out of the vehicle and checked on the other vehicle before getting back in the pickup and leaving the scene.
Anyone with information that may be helpful are urged to contact the police departmen
U Turn Wreck
In another fatal accident on Monday, March 23, 2015, a passenger van was making an illegal U-turn according to reports when an accident occurred. A male passenger in the van died as result of the accident and the driver of the van reported to be a female suffered serious injuries.
The driver of a Nissan suffered minor injuries when the vehicle impacted the passenger van making a U-turn.
Officers are investigating whether or not alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.