Police seach for hit-and-run suspect

11:33 PM, Dec 9, 2012   |    comments
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Knoxville police are searching for a suspect who struck two pedestrians with a van in Northeast Knoxville Sunday night.

Officers said the hit-and-run accident happened at the intersection of Whittle Springs and Coker Avenue at approximately 7:45 p.m.

According to a Knoxville Police Department release, three men were walking a dog on the side of the roadway, when a large white van struck two of them, and fled northbound on Whittle Springs Road.

Emergency responders transported the two victims to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The third pedestrian and the dog were not injured.

Police are still looking for the the white van. One witness reported the vehicle had a piece of wood strapped to its hood.

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