Police Continue to Look for Driver who Left Another Trapped in Wrecked Car


Wheeling Police continued to look for a driver they believe left the scene of an accident on Chapline Street just after 2 o’clock Saturday morning while one person remained trapped inside.

Police said the accident happened in the 2500 block and when they arrived to the scene they found a red Ford Fusion lying on its passenger side and a another parked vehicle had been shoved off of the road onto the sidewalk. 

The Wheeling Fire Department was able to get the person who was trapped out of the car and that person and two others suffered minor injuries and refused going to the hospital. 

The driver of the vehicle is believed to have taken off before police arrived.

If you have any information on this accident you’re urged to contact our anonymous Lauttamus Security CrimeFighters Tip Line by calling 1-800-223-0312. All calls are confidential and you never have to leave your name.

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