Pedestrian taken to hospital after hit-and-run incident near Garner

— A woman was taken to the hospital after she was struck in a hit-and-run incident Thursday.

The incident happened at Benson Road and Foxbury Drive near NC 50 South of Garner. A trooper with the NC State Highway Patrol told WRAL’s Rosalia Fodera the incident is being investigated as a hit and run.

The trooper said the woman was walking on the side of the road when she was hit by the vehicle. The vehicle drove off then, according to the trooper, the driver realized she may have hit a person and returned. Witnesses who saw the incident called 911.

Troopers were going to consult with the district attorney on charges.

Benson Road was shut down for a period of time but is now open again.


Published at Fri, 27 Sep 2019 01:52:28 +0000