Goldsboro Police Respond to Suspected Hit-and-Run

Goldsboro Police Respond to Suspected Hit-and-Run

On Aug. 20 at approximately 11:13 p.m., Wayne County Communications received a phone call reporting a traffic crash involving a pedestrian in the 300 block of N. Spence Avenue.

Goldsboro Police, Goldsboro Fire and Wayne County EMS responded to the area. Once on the scene, Jeffrey Hunter, 60, was found lying in the grassy area along the side of the road suffering from injuries to his lower extremities. Hunter was treated on the scene and transported to UNC Health Wayne. He was listed in good condition with no major injuries.

It appears that Mr. Hunter was walking northbound along the roadside when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle, which appears to be black in color, continued traveling north on Spence Avenue and did not stop at the scene.

If anyone was in the area at the time of this crash and saw anything or knows any information related to the suspect vehicle, you are asked to contact Sgt. P. Capps of the Goldsboro Police Department at (919) 705-6542 or Crimestoppers as listed below.

Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at (919) 735-2255 or submit a TIP at Callers will remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards for information leading to arrests of up to $500 for misdemeanors with the recovery of drugs, firearms, property, or fugitive arrests and up to $1,500 for felony arrests. Crime Stoppers is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization, funded solely by private donations. To make a donation, contact the Goldsboro Wayne Crime Stoppers Director at (919) 734-8177.