hit and run News

Hit-And-Run Crash in Florida Kills New York Federal Judge

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who claimed she is Harry Potter fatally struck a federal judge visiting from New York and seriously injured a 6-year-old boy after swerving her car onto a sidewalk, officials said. Nastasia Snape, …

Driver Charged in Connecticut Hit-and-Run Unlicensed and Uninsured

Police say a Waterbury, Conn., man accused in a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead was unlicensed, uninsured and wanted for a hit-and-run four years ago. The Republican-American reports that Israel Diaz was arraigned Tuesday in Waterbury Superior Court …

San Francisco to Pay $15M in Fatal Park Hit-and-Run

San Francisco will pay $15 million to the family of a woman who was fatally struck by a city pickup truck last year while she lay with her baby in a public park. The city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved …

California Police Probe Whether Fire Vehicle Ran Over Girl

Amid the marvel of nearly all aboard Asiana Flight 214 surviving a crash landing, authorities here are investigating a tragedy that may have unfolded during the frantic rescue – whether a teenage Chinese girl made it out of the plane …

Massachusetts Police Probe ‘Pay-and-Run’ Accident

Salem, Mass., police are investigating after a bizarre fender-bender in the city. Police say a woman told them she was driving on Hancock Street on Saturday night when a red pickup truck backing out of a side street struck the …

Police: Hit-and-Run Red Bull Heir Ingested Cocaine

An heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused in the hit-and-run death of a policeman in Thailand tested positively for cocaine in his blood, Thai authorities said Saturday. Police Lt. Akarawin Sukhonthawit said that while Vorayuth Yoovidhya tested …

Victim in Deadly Pennsylvania Hit-and-Run Sues Bar

A survivor of a drunk-driving hit-and-run crash is suing the bar where the driver allegedly drank before hitting two people at the scene of a motorcycle crash, killing one. The Pocono Record reports Robert Scotko is suing the restaurant and …

Hit and run suspect Subdued by Witness in Tennessee

When police reached a Knox County hit and run suspect, they found he had already been run down, scuffled with and pepper sprayed by a witness. Police responded to a report of a non-injury hit and run crash just after …