Woman faces hit and run, several serious driving charges | Crime
SALISBURY - A Rowan County woman is being held under $50,000 bond, charged with a number of serious traffic offenses stemming from a hit and run that occurred Wednesday night.
Amanda Kay Smith of 209 Nugget Lane in Salisbury was booked into the Rowan Detention shortly after 8 pm by a trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Smith, 29, is charged with hit and run causing an injury, driving while license revoked, resisting a police officer, assault with a deadly weapon, giving a false report to police, operating a vehicle without registration, and reckless driving.
The incident happened on Willow Creek Drive in Salisbury. According to the trooper's report, Smith used her car to strike Mario Nava, seriously injuring the man. Investigators say Smith and Nava were known to each other, but did not mention their specific relationship.
Smith then left the scene, according to the report. When a trooper found Smith later, she told him that her car had been stolen. That statement led to the charge that Smith was delaying and obstructing the trooper's investigation into the incident, and giving false information to the trooper.
There is no word on the condition of Mario Nava or what led to the incident.
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