Crimestoppers offering reward in Marsh Oaks Dr. hit-and-run

Crimestoppers offering reward in Marsh Oaks Dr. hit-and-run

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Crimestoppers is now offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for a hit-and-run on Marsh Oaks Drive over the weekend.

According to Highway Patrol troopers, four pedestrians were walking against traffic on the shoulder of Marsh Oaks Drive around 1:50 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. One of the victims told troopers they were walking home from Liberty Tavern when an SUV ran off the road and hit all four pedestrians.

The vehicle was traveling at 25 to 30 mph. Highway patrol confirms that after striking the victims the vehicle drove back into its lane and never stopped.

The car is described as a dark-colored, possibly green, SUV.

Three of the victims had minor injuries, two with possible broken legs.

One victim, Jeffery West, 51, is in critical condition.

If you have any information, please contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-531-9845.

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