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October 14, 2015

St. Charles County police seek driver who ran away from car crash scene

St. Louis Post Dispatch – October 14, 2015 6:35 pm • By Mark Schlinkmann

UPDATED at 6:30 p.m. with new information

ST. CHARLES COUNTY   •  Police on Wednesday night were trying to find a driver believed to have caused an accident about 2:55 p.m. at Ehlmann and Truman roads.

St. Charles County police said the man fled the scene on foot with a passenger, who was apprehended about 15 minutes after the collision.

Police said the accident occurred when a vehicle driven by the man going northbound failed to yield to another vehicle, crashing into it.  The second vehicle then spun out, hitting a county police motorcycle officer.

Val Joyner, a spokeswoman for county police, said the officer wasn’t injured. Police earlier had said he had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police did not have a detailed description of the driver they were seeking.

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