Driver Leaves Scene of Shelby County Accident

August 3, 2015-

On Sunday, August 2, 2015, at 2:22 am, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding an injury accident.  The preliminary investigation showed a Cadillac was westbound on Schenk Rd. and failed to stop for a stop sign at Kuther Rd. The driver of the Cadillac proceeded through the intersection and struck an S-10 traveling northbound on Kuther Rd.  The driver of the Cadillac was not located at the scene, indicating he/she fled  following the accident. The driver of the S-10 sustained serious injuries and was transported to Wilson Memorial Hospital for treatment.  There was a passenger in the Cadillac that sustained injuries. The passenger is cooperating with the investigation.

There are charges pending for the driver of the Cadillac.  The investigation continues.

Press release from Shelby County Sheriff John R. Lenhart