Chapel Hill Police are investigating a reported hit-and-run incident that injured five pedestrians on Fordham Boulevard in the early-morning hours on Saturday.
According to a statement from the CHPD, police responded at 2:30 a.m. to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Fordham Boulevard and Scarlett Drive. When they arrived, officers discovered that five individuals had actually been hit – all while they were dealing with the aftermath of another vehicle accident that had just occurred. All five were transferred to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the suspect vehicle may have fled on foot or may have been picked up by a passerby.
The investigation is still ongoing.