Teen Injured in Hit-and-run Accident on Pine Bluff St. in Paris, TX
Paris, TX -- May 12, 2022, a teenager was hurt as the result of an accident where a vehicle struck them along Pine Bluff Street, then left the scene.
Investigators say they responded to the scene at around 7:30 p.m. off the corner of Pine Bluff Street and 8th Street.
It appears that a 15-year-old girl was riding a bicycle along the road when a black four door Cadillac somehow hit the girl. That vehicle then left the scene.
EMS transported the girl to a local hospital. Authorities continue to investigate the accident.
Commentary on Hit-and-run Accident on Pine Bluff St. in Paris
It's just infuriating to see something like this happen, and clearly there should be consequences. Of course, that means locating the driver involved. Most of the time, that happens when members of the community band together and keep their eyes peeled. Someone is bound to connect the dots and come forward to the authorities. They can then work to find out what was so important to hide that someone would leave a young girl behind like that. Did they have warrants? Drugs? A stolen vehicle? Were they drunk? Finding out could be crucial for ensuring those involved here get the help and the resolution they deserve.