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Teen Arrested After Hit & Run near National Guard Armory

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A teenager was arrested after multiple hit and run incidents in a vehicle that was reported stolen.

Joe Sneed, 18, of Charleston, WV was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Injury, Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Property Damage, No Operators, and Failure to Render Aid.

On Monday, July 9th, 2018, Kanawha County Deputies responded to a reported leaving the scene accident on Coonskin Drive near the National Guard Armory.

According to the KCSO, a suspect vehicle from an earlier hit and run in Charleston had crashed a second time into the yard of a private home causing significant damage to a sewer line.

Deputies say the driver of that vehicle attempted to flee the accident and while fleeing, crossed the center striking a vehicle driven by a woman. The woman treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to deputies, the driver ran away and was pursued by military police into the woods. Military police apprehended Sneed in the Baker’s Fork area.

The vehicle was later reported stolen.

Other charges are possible pending further investigation.


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