Hit-And-Run Crash off Plumas Street Leaves Residents Concerned for Safety
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 27, 2023 7:08 am
RENO, Nev. (775 Times, NV Globe) – Police in Reno are still seeking for the vehicle and person responsible for the early Saturday morning smash into a family’s front yard. It happened approximately 12:30 in the morning. next to the Reno Tennis Courts, along Plumas Street.
The recently rebuilt garden of a family was destroyed when a vehicle drove off the road, crashed through a nearby chain link fence, and crashed into the garden. Given that this is not the first time a car has collided with a residence off of Plumas Street, the locals claim the occurrence has made them worried for their safety.
“It’s unsettling, it’s unsettling living on this street knowing that a car can do this,” said Peter Beagen, a concerned resident who now has to clean up the mess left by the crash.
The Beagens are grateful that the catastrophe did not occur when their young children were playing in the garden that was devastated.
“We have to raise awareness about safety on this street; you know the speed limit is 35 mph, this car was clearly traveling at a high rate of speed and its families that live here,” said Abigail Beagen.
Pieces of the vehicle, thought to be a Chrysler 200, were among the debris that was left behind. Two persons can be seen fleeing away from the scene just before the collision in RING footage. If you have any information on the crash, you are requested to call Reno Police at 775.334.COPS or submit an anonymous report by clicking here. RPD said they are actively seeking for the automobile and its driver and are investigating the collision.
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