WILMINGTON—On Friday evening a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was hit by a southbound vehicle on Carolina Beach Road. The officer was transported to the hospital and is now recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.
He was struck around 9:30 p.m by a dark-colored, 2004 Chevy SUV, reported as having a missing front headlight and side mirror. The vehicle fled the scene after hitting the officer, who was conducting a routine traffic stop near Golden Road.
Anyone with information should contact New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office or the North Carolina State Highway Patrol at 910-798-4161 or https://www.newhanoversheriff.com/submit-a-crime-tip/.
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