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Driver sought after parked cars hit near N.C. State

Posted February 22, 2010

— State Capitol Police are searching for a driver they say hit several parked vehicles near North Carolina State University's campus before fleeing on foot early Monday.

An officer tried to pull over a driver for speeding on Varsity Drive, near Avent Ferry Road, around 1:45 a.m., police said. The driver accelerated, and his vehicle struck three parked vehicles.

Police said the driver abandoned the wrecked car and ran into a nearby apartment complex.

Police were still looking for the driver.


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  • BigUNCFan Feb 22, 2010

    Why can't they just run the plates on the car and see who it belongs to? He left the wrecked car he was driving at the scene. It has to be liscenced and or registered to someone. If there were no plates, can't they check the VIN and see what comes up from that?

  • uncw05 Feb 22, 2010

    mfmoore2001 - unless ( and this would be a good reason he didn't want to pull over ) the car is stolen.

  • LongHorns Feb 22, 2010

    Maybe the police officer did not want to catch him. Fear can be a bad thing

  • mfmoore2001 Feb 22, 2010

    He can't get too far, the police have his name from the car's registration!

  • mikc727 Feb 22, 2010

    Why is State Capitol Police cruising around Avent Ferry Road at 1:30am? Not exactly a lot of State Government property around there to patrol.

  • ncmickey Feb 22, 2010

    Did the cop chase him? Seems after a wreak like that, he wouldnt be running so fast. Probably drunk too. I am amazed how many 'perps' outrun the cops. Slow down on the donuts fellas!! LOL

    That is one heck of a wreck!

  • paginasecunda Feb 22, 2010

    Dang... From that picture, he hit those cars pretty hard.