NC Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Family of Eight in Highway 220 Accident | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Four adults and four children under the age of 10 from the same family are in the hospital due to the reckless and irresponsible behavior of another driver. The family was traveling down Highway 220 in Guilford County, North Carolina (NC), when the driver of a 2001 Dodge Intrepid hit the family’s 2002 Mercury Mountaineer.

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The at-fault driver did not stop at the scene of the crash, but he was found and arrested roughly half a mile down the road. Police have charged the at-fault driver with DWI, careless and reckless driving, and felony hit-and-run, according to

It is so frustrating to read about accidents involving careless drivers who not only cause serious harm to innocent victims, but also have the temerity to bolt from the scene of the wreck to try and avoid punishment. The at-fault driver in the Guilford County accident left the victims to fend for themselves without any care as to their condition. It is a prime example of callous behavior.