Franklin police looking for vehicle in serious hit-and-run crash from January

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FRANKLIN, Ind. (March 9, 2016) – Police in Franklin need help solving a hit-and-run crash from January that resulted in serious injuries.

The crash happened on Jan. 23, 2016, on East King Street in Franklin. A vehicle slammed into a pair of cars, sending two drivers to IU Health Methodist Hospital. The vehicle then left the scene.

Witnesses have varying descriptions of the vehicle responsible for the crash. One witness said it was a small or midsize white SUV while another said it was a tan SUV. Witnesses described the driver as being a white male, possibly in his 20s, with dark hair. Witnesses said the vehicle had significant damage to the front bumper along with damage to the driver’s side.

One of the victims, Grant Black, talked to CBS4 about the crash. He suffered more than a dozen broken ribs and required three surgeries. He didn’t come home from IU Health Methodist for two weeks.

Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the Franklin Police Department tip line at (317) 346-1100.

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or 800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit a mobile tip through the P3tips app for Apple or Android phones or visit to submit a web tip.

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