Man Crashed Mini-Van Into House Then Fled The Scene

Demarcus Jefferies

Demarcus Jefferies

SALISBURY, NC -The driver of a minivan is wanted by police after they say he ran off the road and crashed into a house and then ran from the scene.

The incident was reported around 5:50 a.m. on Statesville Boulevard in west Salisbury, according to the Salisbury Police Department.

A spokesman for the police department said that the minivan, being driven by 23-year-old Demarcus Jefferies, ran off the right side of the roadway after he over corrected heading west.

Jefferies hit a power pole guide wire, took out some trees in a front yard, clipped a parked van and slammed into a house.

No one inside the home was injured.

A passenger in the SUV was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Jefferies, who police said has a criminal record, ran from the scene.

Warrants were obtained on him for careless and reckless driving, no operator’s license, fictitious tag, no insurance and leaving the scene of an accident.

Anyone with information on where Demarcus Jefferies may be is encouraged to call the Salisbury Police Department at 704-638-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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