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UPDATE: Hit and run on 900 block of Quincy Street, police looking for driver

Hit and run on 900 block of Quincy Street, driver flees scene
Hit and run on 900 block of Quincy Street, driver flees scene(Mitchell Blahut - WTAP)
Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 7:24 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Police say there was a hit and run Monday evening on the 900 block of Quincy Street. An eyewitness says that a BMW was trying to back out and hit another car.

The woman in the car that was hit got out and was reportedly hit by the man driving the BMW as he tried drive around the car he hit. Bystanders tried to stop him, but they say he put the car in reverse, went over a grassy hill and then another before hitting the back of a house. Witnesses say he then got out of the car and ran. Police are still looking for him.

The woman was transported to WVU Medicine Camden Clark with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the house that was hit is vacant.

ORGINAL STORY:

A hit and run took place this evening involving one pedestrian being hit as well as a house on Quincy Street.

An eye witness says that the BMW was attempting to back out before coming into contact with another vehicle.

The passenger of the car that was hit got out of the car and was struck by the BMW, as they were trying to go around the car they initially hit.

The witness says that the car then reversed out of control, went over one grassy hill and then another before hitting the back of a house on the nine hundred block of Quincy Street.

Witnesses say that the driver then got out of the car and fled the scene.

One person was transported to Camden Clark.

Parkersburg police, Saint Joseph’s Ambulance Services, and the city fire department were there at the scene.

We will update you with more information as the investigation continues.

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