High Point, NC (September 9, 2020) – A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in a hit-and-run accident in High Point on Tuesday, September 8th. The accident took place around 11:00 a.m. on Willard Avenue.
According to the High Point Police Department, the boy was returning to his home after picking up his lunch from a Guilford County school bus. Police say that the child was hit by a light-colored sedan. Rescue workers at the scene rushed the boy to Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem with serious injuries. He is expected to survive.
After the accident, police received a tip that led them to an address in Greensboro. They later located the vehicle involved in the crash along with the driver, identified as 30-year-old Kiara Lashae Dockery. Dockery was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run. She was taken to the Guilford County Jail in High Point where she was booked and later released on a $50,000 unsecured bond.