Hit-and-run driver injures pedestrian

HILLSBOROUGH Highway Patrol Troopers are investigating an accident that happened on Old NC 10 near Highway 86 in Hillsborough around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Troopers say 57-year-old Frances Nell Grooms was walking to work at Hardees, when someone pulled out of a private driveway, ran off the shoulder and struck her.

Grooms was taken to UNC Hospitals with a broken leg.

Police say she described the car that struck her as grey with a black vinyl top. The car was last seen heading east on Old NC 10.

Troopers searched the area, but so far they have no suspects.

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