Search for accused hit and run driver in New Hanover County

Posted by Kristy Ondo - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is looking for a a driver accused of hit and run.

Deputies said a sedan flipped into a ditch on Carolina Beach Road Monday night, shortly after the driver hit an Jeep Grand Cherokee about a mile away.

Investigators said the driver of the sedan sideswiped the Jeep in the Echo Farms area before he lost control and wound up in a ditch. Deputies said the man took off after he flipped his car.

There is no word on any injuries.

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