After the impact the driver of the Sequoia fled the scene…..
Suspect Flees After Hit And Run In Springfield Thursday
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – According to Springfield Police, the driver of a Toyota Sequoia pulled out on to Memorial Blvd from a convenience store and collided nearly head on with another vehicle traveling North on Memorial. The accident occurred just before 10:00pm Thursday evening in front of Dixie Maid Cafe near the corner of 5th and Memorial Blvd.
The other driver, a young female, was examined by medics at the scene but ultimately declined transport to the hospital. The impact caused heavy damage to both vehicles and airbags did deploy.
After the impact the driver of the Sequoia fled the scene in his damaged vehicle. The vehicle made it less than two tenths of a mile before the engine stalled. The vehicle finally stopped a block up 4th Ave due to the damage it sustained from the impact. Witnesses said the driver fled on foot after the vehicle stalled. Several beer bottles were visible inside the vehicle as well as one on the ground just outside the vehicle.
Police searched the area but the driver was not located. The young woman driving the other vehicle will be looking for a new vehicle.
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