West Charlotte Hit And Run Turns Deadly, Suspect Still Wanted

CHARLOTTE, NC — Police are still looking for the driver they say caused a now deadly hit and run accident in west Charlotte on June 20th.

Police say one of the drivers involved died from injuries on July 8th while being treated at Atrium Health’s CMC.

The accident happened Thursday, June 20th around 8pm on Billy Graham Parkway near West Boulevard.

Police say a Honda Accord left its lane of travel and forced a Buick Enclave into oncoming traffic. The Enclave reportedly struck a Mazda 3S head-on before traveling into another oncoming lane and colliding with a Hyundai Sonata.

The Accord failed to stop, according to CMPD, or remain on the scene.

Police say the driver and three passengers, including two juveniles, of the Enclave were taken to CMC with serious injuries. The drivers of the Mazda and Hyundai were also taken to CMC with unspecified injuries.

The driver of the Enclave, identified as Lester Anderson, 63, died on Monday, July 8th.

Investigators reportedly located the Accord on June 28th. The vehicle had damage consistent with striking the Enclave, detectives say, and was seized.

The driver however, has not been found.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.