Lawrenceville, Georgia, Police Looking for Driver Who Hit Pedestrian
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA. – According to an online news story reported at patch.com, police in Lawrenceville, Georgia, are looking for a driver who hit a pedestrian on January 16. The pedestrian was injured, and the driver of the vehicle left the scene. Police are now asking for the public’s help to find the driver.*
At approximately 6 a.m. on January 16, 32-year-old Nathan Hayes, of Lawrenceville, was walking across North Brown Road in Lawrenceville. Police say he was in a crosswalk at the time. It is not clear if he had a green light or walk signal. An SUV trying to make a left turn through the intersection struck Hayes, and the driver of the SUV did not stop.
Hayes was injured in the collision, and emergency responders transported him to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries are reportedly non-life threatening.
The driver is still missing, and police are still actively looking for him or her. Officers are asking anyone with information about the accident, the vehicle, or the driver to reach out. The SUV is reportedly white and large — possibly a GMC Yukon, a Chevrolet Tahoe, or a Toyota 4Runner. The SUV likely has some damage to the front end.
Information can be reported to Investigator Morrison with the Lawrenceville Police Department at (678) 442-5630 or to the AIU Tip Line at (678) 442-5653. If someone would like to share information anonymously, they can call Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-TIPS or go to stopcrimeATL.com. The case number if 19-004749 for reference. Information that leads to an arrest in the case will be eligible for a cash reward.
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