The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Division is currently investigating a hit and run fatality crash that occurred on Saturday, April 12 2014 at 11:39 pm. Two juvenile pedestrians (who have been listed as Ped#1 and Ped#2) were attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of the 1400 block of Gordon Hwy (between Old Savannah Road and Doug Barnard Pkwy) when they were both struck by a vehicle. The vehicle that struck the juveniles failed to stop. Ped#2 was then struck by two additional vehicles who also failed to stop. Ped#2 was pronounced deceased at the scene, and Ped#1 was transported to GRU for serious injuries. At this time the Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 1993-1997 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle will have front end and driver side damage. The driver side headlight lens will be damaged along with the driver’s side view mirror. The “Toyota Emblem” will also be missing from the front area of the vehicle. The vehicle may have aftermarket gold trim around the base of it. The Traffic Division is currently working to identify the other two vehicles that were involved. If anyone has any knowledge of this incident or knows the whereabouts of the mentioned vehicles please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1483 or (706) 821-1080.
A CASH REWARD is being offered for anyone having information on the driver of the hit and run vehicle and/or the vehicle. Callers may call the below listed numbers and may remain anonymous