Pedestrian injured in Raleigh hit-and-run crash
Posted July 15
Raleigh, N.C. — A man walking across a road in Raleigh was injured Friday night when he was hit by a car that then fled the scene.
Derrick Orlandius Hinton., Jr., 25, of Raleigh, was hit by a vehicle while he was crossing Rock Quarry Road. An incident report from the Raleigh Police Department said the vehicle made a left turn from Bart Street onto Rock Quarry Road and began to accelerate at a rapid rate.
The vehicle hit Hinton in the road and then fled the scene, according to the report.
Police identified the vehicle as a 2005 Cadillac but did not list a model in the report.
Hinton was taken to WakeMed, but the severity of his injuries was not clear.