Authorities were dispatched to a wreck outside of Vass Saturday evening just before 8:00 pm with a report the wreck was a result of drag racing on Highway 690.
When authorities arrived, they found what they believe to be a late model Mustang totaled at the scene and believe the driver got into the other car it was racing and left the scene.
Authorites working the accident scene (photos by Frank Staples)
It was reported that a man later walked up to the accident scene and told the troopers that it was his car and a relative called informing him his car had been involved in a wreck.
Responding agencies were Cypress Pointe Fire and Rescue and North Carolina State Highway Patrol.