The Herald Bulletin

June 26, 2013

Police searching for hit and run suspect

By Dani Palmer
The Herald Bulletin

---- — ANDERSON — Anderson police were searching for a suspect in a hit and run accident Wednesday night after a woman struck a moped and fled.

According to Anderson Police Department spokesman Detective Joel Sandefur, the accident occurred at the intersection of Nichol Avenue and Laurel Street around 6:10 p.m.

He said the southbound driver of a Pontiac Sunfire failed to stop at a stop sign on Laurel Street when she struck Niggel Brown, 48, of Anderson, who was driving a moped on Nichol Avenue.

The driver fled the scene and Brown was transported to St. Vincent Anderson Regional with cuts and a possible broken leg.

On Wednesday night, Sandefur said police were searching for a black Pontiac Sunfire with a temporary tag and front-end damage.

The driver was described as a black female in her 20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (765) 649-8310.

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