• Police looking for second driver involved in street racing crash


    STATESVILLE, N.C. - Police are looking for a person they say was racing on a Statesville road and caused a crash that hurt two women.

    Officers said they have tracked down a 22-year-old driver in the case, citing him for street racing. Kelly Parker was charged with willful speed competition.

    Police said he crashed into a family as they left their home Sunday.

    One of the victims told Channel 9 she was in a car with her daughter, granddaughter and son-in-law, leaving her Statesville apartment complex. Her daughter tried to turn right onto Forest Park Drive and that's when they saw Parker -- street racing with another car.

    She said Parker’s truck spun out of control and slammed into them.
    I thought my family was gone. I thought we were dead. I just didn't see how we were gonna get out of it," said Robin Wright.

    Police are still searching for that second driver.
    Neighbors told Channel 9 that street racing has been an ongoing problem in their neighborhood, but police said records don't back that up.

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