• Woman arrested after fleeing crash that hurt 3 kids in York, police say

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    YORK COUNTY, S.C. - A York County woman has been arrested a day after police said she crashed into a mother and her children before fleeing the scene.

    Police said Sara Dawkins, 25, was caught on Wednesday afternoon.

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    York police took out warrants against Dawkins for leaving the scene of a crash and violation of a beginner's permit, according to Channel 9’s partners at The Herald.

    The crash happened at 8 a.m. Tuesday inside the York city limits on U.S. 321, but police later found the SUV Dawkins is accused of driving on Old Pickney Road miles away.

     

     

    Dawkins fled the crash scene Tuesday morning in a gray Ford Explorer then ditched the SUV and ran off.

    Warrants against Dawkins state she had no driver's license at the time of the crash, which left children ages 11, 12, 14 and their mother injured.

    All four were treated and released from the hospital, police said.

     

     

    Dawkins was charged with use of a vehicle without permission, violation of beginner permit and hit-and-run with minor personal injury.

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