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DPS says weekend accident in Elm Mott was not a hit-and-run

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Posted at 1:52 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 14:52:17-04

MCLENNAN COUNTY, TX — The Texas Department of Public Safety said gave an update to an auto-pedestrian crash over the weekend.

On Saturday, May 23, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Buster Chatman Road near Angle Lane, in Elm Mott.

A Ford Explorer traveling southwest on Buster Chatman Road struck two pedestrians.

Both pedestrians were transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The initial belief was that the crash was a possible hit and run event. Through further investigation, it has been determined this crash was not a hit and run, and the driver returned to the scene.

As a result of the investigation, no charges will be filed.