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Man, 49, charged with DWI, hit-and-run in Raleigh

Posted March 31, 2010

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— Raleigh police arrested a 49-year-old man late Tuesday and charged him with DWI and misdemeanor hit-and-run.

Richard S. Carcio crashed a vehicle into a utility pole on Mount Herman Road near Lumley Road around 11:30 p.m. and fled the scene, police said.

Officers arrested him about 20 minutes later. He was treated for minor injuries and released from a local hospital, police said.

No other details were available.


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  • airbornemonty Mar 31, 2010

    Apparently it was a single vehicle accident and the driver was injured and went to look for aid, I don't see anything wrong with that!

    WRAL has a bad habit of sensationlizing things to fit the way it wants the news to appear.

  • working for deadbeats Mar 31, 2010

    Since when has DWI ever hurt anybody?

    (enter sarcasm for people who don't have sarcasm detectors)

  • rtpduder Mar 31, 2010

    >What's up with this new trend of fleeing on foot after a DWI crash?
    What do you want them to do? Wait around for a tow-truck to show up?

  • BuglessDuster Mar 31, 2010

    What's up with this new trend of fleeing on foot after a DWI crash?

  • kal Mar 31, 2010

    Thank GOD that utility pole wasn't a person.

  • TeresaBee Mar 31, 2010