Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Hit and Run Near Lake Wylie LOOSE TRAILER

7/15/2006 - Hit and Run Near Lake Wylie

Officers need your help in locating the driver of a pickup truck that caused a very serious traffic accident, and then fled the accident scene.

On July 15, 2006, the male driver of a black or dark blue, 1980’s model Ford F150 truck was towing a trailer on Hwy 49, near Lake Wylie. On the trailer was an older model 4-weeler that was in poor condition and it appeared to have had parts removed from it. The trailer was homemade and consisted of metal beams and mobile home axles; the trailer was also in poor condition. This trailer came lose from the truck towing it and stuck another vehicle. According to witnesses, the driver of the truck turned around as if to come back to the accident, but then he fled, leaving the 60 year-old driver of the other vehicle pinned in her crushed car. The victim was air lifted with life threatening injuries.

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