(Council Bluffs) Council Bluffs Police are releasing more information in the hit-n-run accident that injured two women early Sunday morning.
According to the press release the accident happened at around 1:58 a.m. at the intersection of South 21st and 8th Avenue in Council Bluffs. Three pedestrians were struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. The vehicle was located a couple of blocks away but the driver had fled the scene.
Of the three victims hit by the car two were taken to Creighton University Medical Center and their conditions no longer appear to be life-threatening. The victims are identified as 35-year-old Misty Rocha, of Council Bluffs, and 31-year-old Shannon Miller, of Arlington, Nebraska. The driver has been identified as 33-year-old Jeremy Vaughn, of Omaha, Nebraska.
The crash is still under investigation. No further details are available at this time.
June 25, 2012
7:00 a.m. newscast