Public response leads to driver of red Grand Am wanted in hit-and-run
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:59:10 GMT —
The Lee County Sheriff's Office used the media and Facebook to track down the driver of a red Grand Am that sustained damage in a pedestrian hit-and-run Sunday.
Randolph Lee Andrews, 57, of West Point, Iowa was arrested on Oct. 29 and charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office, West Point Police Department, West Point Fire and Rescue, Lee County EMS Ambulance and Air Evac responded to the incident Sunday after a passing driver reported finding a man lying in the ditch. Click here for our original story on the hit-and-run.
Police say William Joseph Londrie, 21, of Montrose, Iowa was walking near the roadway on County Road 103 approximately one and a half to two miles northwest of Fort Madison between 1 and 5 a.m. Sunday when he was struck by Andrews who fled the scene.
According to Sheriff Jim Sholl, the vehicle had extensive damage to the front passenger side quarter panel and it had lost the passenger side outside rear view mirror. The car was located at Andrews' home and impounded the Sheriff said.
Londrie was transported to Blessing Hospital from the scene by Air Evac with serious injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.