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

Posted February 22, 2010 5:40 a.m. EST
Updated February 22, 2010 6:58 a.m. EST

— 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.