An investigation is being conducted into an incident in which a pedestrian sustained serious injuries after being struck by multiple vehicles. Last Saturday (July 23) at 5:50 a.m., the Lenoir Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 1500 block of Morganton Boulevard.
The investigation indicated that a pedestrian was struck by three different vehicles. At the time of the crash, the pedestrian was walking in the roadway on Morganton Boulevard. The second vehicle to make contact with the pedestrian failed to remain at the scene of the crash and has not yet been located.
As of now, there is no description of the vehicle that fled the scene. There was no indication of impairment with any of the parties that officers interacted with at the crash scene. The pedestrian, a 28-year-old Lenoir man, was transported to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital with life threatening injuries.
The Lenoir Police Department is asking for anyone with information related to this incident to please contact the Lenoir Police Department at 828-757-2100 or anonymously through the Lenoir/Caldwell Crime Stoppers tip line at 828-758-8300.
Story: Rob Eastwood-WHKY