A driver fled the scene in a two-vehicle accident in Aberdeen Sunday. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 1 South and Roseland Road at 8 p.m.
The accident occurred when the driver of a Dodge Charger attempted to cross U.S. 1 from Roseland Road, according to authorities on the scene. The driver reportedly pulled into the path of a Lincoln Continental. The impact sent the Lincoln through the median, crossing U.S. 1 northbound lanes and coming to stop just off the road.
Traffic cones line a Lincoln Continental that was involved in an accident in Aberdeen on Sept. 11.
According to law enforcement, the driver of the Lincoln fled the scene on foot with his injured passenger remaining on the scene. The passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was evaluated at the scene. The driver of the Charger did not require transportation by EMS.
N.C. State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
Responding to the scene were Aberdeen Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, Aberdeen Police Department, and N.C. State Highway Patrol.
Feature photo: A Dodge Charger sustains front-end damage in an accident in Aberdeen on Sept. 11.
~Article and photos by Sandhills Sentinel Publisher B.J. Goodridge.