LPD: Stolen car involved in crash, driver runs from scene


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man involved in a collision at a busy Lexington intersection Tuesday night was driving a stolen car and ran from the accident scene, according to Lexington Police.

The crash happened around 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Man O War Boulevard and Richmond Road, according to investigators.

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Police say the man driving the stolen car ran a red light at the intersection and collided with another vehicle traveling on Richmond Road. Investigators say the driver of the stolen car ran from the scene and was later found and arrested on North Locust Hill Drive. He was charged with Receiving Stolen Property and Fleeing and Evading, according to police. His name wasn’t immediately released.

The driver of the vehicle that was hit suffered minor injuries, according to police.