[UPDATE] TPD Investigates Miller Landing Hit and Run

By: Tallhassee Police Department Press Release
By: Tallhassee Police Department Press Release

[UPDATE] 6-13 2:40pm -

The Tallahassee Police Department is continuing to investigate the hit and run traffic crash that occurred at the intersection of Meridian Road and Millers Landing Road Saturday afternoon, June 11th, at approximately 4:58 p.m.

Two vehicles were located at the site of the crash. The third vehicle left the area as the crash occurred. The driver of a black Chevrolet truck, 41 year-old Biniam Haile, was transported to TMH by ambulance. The driver of a Volkswagen convertible, 57 year-old Jan Jensen, and passenger, 39 year-old Afton Knight, were also transported to TMH by ambulance. Haile and Jensen were released, with minor injuries. Knight remains in stable condition with serious injuries.

A witness has identified a newer model white Pontiac as the possible hit and run vehicle that caused the crash. The vehicle should have front end damage, possible black transfer paint and was last seen heading north on Meridian Road.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Tallahassee Police Department at 891-4200 or Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 574-TIPS. Please remember, Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Tallahassee Police officers responded to a hit and run traffic crash at the intersection of Meridian Road and Millers Landing Road this afternoon at approximately 4:58 p.m. Officers located the crash and determined a southbound vehicle had swerved to avoid a vehicle that was turning north onto Meridian Road from Millers Landing Road, causing the southbound vehicle to collide with a third vehicle, which was traveling north. A total of three occupants were injured in both on scene vehicles, one suffering serious injuries. All injured parties were transported to TMH via ambulance. A witness has identified a newer model white Pontiac as the possible hit and run vehicle that caused the crash. The vehicle should have front end damage, possible black transfer paint and was last seen heading north on Meridian Road. Any community member with information about this crash is asked to call the Tallahassee Police Department at 891-4200.

The crash remains under investigation; therefore no additional information is being released at this time.


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