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Man Runs From Crash Scene, Leaving Injured Child Behind

Hit and Run
Posted at 6:15 PM, Jan 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 18:15:00-05

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (AP) - Police in DeKalb County are looking for a suspect who led them on a high-speed chase, crashed and ran away - leaving a 7-year-old girl injured outside of the vehicle.

WSB-TV (http://2wsb.tv/2kahGZi ) reports the crash happened Monday around 7:20 a.m.

Police say an Audi was speeding on Interstate 20. A trooper attempted to stop the driver. He said initially the driver slowed down, but then accelerated. The trooper chased him.

The driver made an abrupt exit off I-20, jumped a curb, and crashed into a sign at a gas station.

The injured girl was transported to the hospital.