Hit and run in Kinston injures one, suspected driver located

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – One person was taken to the hospital after a hit and run in Kinston.

Commander Russell of the Kinston Police Department said a woman was crossing the intersection of Heritage Street and Peyton Avenue on Saturday afternoon. That’s when a vehicle struck the woman on the driver’s side, reportedly, with the mirror. The driver of the vehicle then left the scene.

The victim was transported to Lenoir Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspected driver of the vehicle has since been located.

The identities of those involved have not yet been released.

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