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Forum staff reports, Published October 27 2013

North Dakota Highway patrol seeks info about Sunday hit-and-run

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Highway Patrol is looking for information about a driver who hit a man on a scooter here Sunday morning and fled the scene.

John Wanecke, 62, was riding his scooter on Highway 1804 near the Bismarck Municipal Airport at about 6:10 p.m. Sunday when he was struck from behind by a vehicle, according to a highway patrol release. Wanecke was just north of Airway Avenue at the time of the accident.

Wanecke, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from his scooter and sustained several injuries, according to the release. The hit-and-run driver did not stop at the scene.

The Highway Patrol currently has no information about the driver or car involved in the accident. If you have any information, call the Highway Patrol’s regional office at (701) 328-5590.