HANSON (CBS) — Hanson police offered an replace Saturday on a crash that left a bike owner significantly damage Thursday. Police now consider the automobile initially on the heart of the investigation was not concerned in any respect.
On Thursday night time, police introduced they have been on the lookout for a white SUV in reference to the injured bike owner. They stated the automobile hit a mailbox and youngster’s playset on Route 14, then the bicyclist, and stored driving.
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After releasing some surveillance footage to the general public, the automobile was positioned. “The operator of the car, having seen their automobile on the native information, got here to the Hanson Police Station early Friday morning,” police stated.
The driving force cooperated with the police and after talking with officers it was decided that the automobile wasn’t concerned within the bike owner’s crash.
The automobile had harm according to hitting the mailbox and nothing else.
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Extra video from the scene confirmed the mailbox hit-and-run occurred 10 to 13 minutes earlier than the bike owner was injured. “The bike owner was seen on video passing the mailbox space on video after the white SUV had left the scene and a neighbor had eliminated the particles from the roadway,” police stated.
Moreover, the bike was an electrical bicycle that’s able to going at speeds as much as 30 mph. Police now consider the bike owner misplaced management and crashed. He’s nonetheless within the hospital.
The driving force of the SUV shall be summoned to Plymouth District Court docket at a later date for leaving the scene of an accident inflicting property harm.
“Legislation enforcement’s job is to hunt the reality in all situations. On this case, it is a vital reminder that it’s simply as vital to clear the harmless as it’s to cost the responsible,” Chief Miksch stated. “We thank everybody who got here ahead and supplied help as we investigated the small print of this incident.”
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Anybody with info ought to name police at 781-293-4625.