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Police: Driver runs, leaves child in car after striking cars on Southern State

A driver is accused of leaving a child passenger behind after hitting two cars on the Southern State Parkway Monday.

News 12 Staff

Jul 30, 2019, 2:11 AM

Updated 1,788 days ago

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Police say they are searching for the man who ran off on foot after striking two cars on the Southern State Parkway, leaving a child in his SUV.
It happened near Exit 17 around 11 a.m. Monday.

Detectives say the man was driving a Ford Explorer when he hit a Honda heading eastbound, then went over the guard rail and hit a westbound Dodge.

When the vehicle came to a stop, police say he got out and ran.

Police say the child inside the SUV wasn't hurt.


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