Driver hits mom and kids in minivan, then takes off
Wed, 20 Jul 2011 20:05:31 GMT —
Police are still looking information after a hit-and-run crash injured a mother and her three kids Monday morning, and are asking the public for help with the case.
Cortland County Sheriff TMs deputies tell CNY Central that just before 9:00 a.m. Monday 32-year-old Lisa Duvall of Tully was stopped on the shoulder of Route 11 in the Town of Homer with her hazard lights on. She had pulled over to attend to one of her kids in the middle row of her 2002 Chrysler Voyager minivan. Police say that TMs when a 1992 Honda Accord crashed into the rear of the van, and also hit Duvall. The driver then got out of his car and ran away, headed south on the railroad tracks toward the Village of Homer.
Police say Duvall and her three children - a 17-year-old daughter, and 12 and 7-year-old sons - suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and were taken by ambulance to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
A passenger in the car, 22-year-old Justin Strine of Marietta, was injured in the crash and also taken to University Hospital. His injuries are also not life threatening.
Do you know anything about this crash? Police say their case is still pending, and they will not release the name of the driver until their investigation is complete. Should they give out the information sooner, to help with the investigation?
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cortland County Sheriff TMs Department at 607-753-3311.