Stolen car left at the scene of a crash

Stolen car left at the scene of a crash

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department is investigating after finding a stolen vehicle at the scene of a crash.

Sheriff's deputies responded to 6588 Highway 141 on Monday at 12:30 a.m., about the crash, according to the incident report.

Dispatch told deputies that the driver of the vehicle left the scene after hitting a mailbox.

When deputies arrived on the scene, the complainant said the driver gave her his name and number and abandoned the black Cadillac.

He left the car in the ditch in front of the home and left the scene in a different vehicle.

The complainant said the driver told her that he had been drinking and would be back within the hour to get the vehicle.

Sheriff's deputies ran the tags on the car and discovered it was reported stolen from Lake City.

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