A multi-vehicle crash in Johnston County, NC has left one person dead and two injured.
A 19-year-old driver, identified as Dillion Little, drove away from the scene of the hit-and-run in Johnston County but was subsequently captured and charged.
The accident occurred on Monday on Covered Bridge Road close to Archer Lodge.
Little was booked into the Johnston County jail on a $110,000 bond.
He told troopers he fled from the hit-and-run in Johnston County because he was scared.
He was found close to the scene following a manhunt that involved North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers, Johnston County deputies, and a Clayton K-9 unit.
Little is facing charges of driving while intoxicated, under-21 DWI, felony death by motor vehicle, two counts of felony serious injury, felony hit-and-run, and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Meanwhile, troopers say a 25-year-old Wilmington resident was killed in another hit-and-run on Sunday while pulled over with a flat tire.
Sgt. David Adams with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said Ammad Brown was heading north on U.S. 421 close to McQuillan Drive in New Hanover County when he pulled over onto the shoulder.
Adams said Brown stepped at least partially into the street and he was struck by a northbound vehicle.
The collision occurred around 6:40 a.m.and the driver didn’t stop.
Brown died at the scene.
As of Tuesday, no additional information was available. Adams said troopers are still working to identify the vehicle and driver that hit Brown.
If your loved one was killed in an accident or you suffered serious injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact a North Carolina car accident attorney for advice and possible representation.