Law enforcement agencies from across the U.S. have reached out to Jalopnik for help with car identifications since your input was "critical" to solving a hit-and-run earlier this year.
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson has resigned in the wake of two hit and run crashes earlier this month, said to have been caused by a seizure at the wheel. An investigation into the crashes is still underway.
Moscow is known for its supercars, its street racing, and its street drifting. All that went wrong, however, when an Audi R8, drifting for the camera, smashed another car in what has now become — in just two days — one of the highest-watched car videos on YouTube.
Twice in the last month you've identified cars involved and hit-and-runs, including a quick I.D. that was "critical" to solving a case.
Alright Jalopnik gumshoes, the police again need your help. This time it's identifying a car involved in a hit-and-run accident in Indiana earlier this week. The last time we did this you were "critical" in helping I.D. a murder suspect, so let's keep it up. UPDATE: The driver turned herself in.
Earlier this month we asked our commenters to assist the Waynesboro, VA Police Department in catching the driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident by identifying a part that came off the suspect's car. Within minutes, our amazing commenters identified it as coming from the grille of an early 2000-era Ford F-150 pickup,…
Betty Wheeler was killed last Saturday when a driver in an unknown vehicle struck her as she walked near Route 340 in Waynesboro, Virginia. Police say the driver fled the scene but left this part behind.
America's mugshot photographers rarely have quite as much mystery to work with as in this case from Oklahoma, where this ninja allegedly dragged a pedestrian 100 feet before fleeing. Rodeo clown? Juggalo? Mime angry that he lives in Oklahoma?
Andrew Brian McKnight works at a Waffle House in Tennessee. When a customer allegedly attempted to run him over after running out on a check, McKnight ended up on the hood of his car. Sound bad? It gets worse.
The driver of a BMW X5 experienced some "unintended acceleration," driving over two cars in the Extreme Fitness parking lot in Thornhill, Ontario. Of course, the driver decided a hit-and-run was a good idea. It wasn't. (H/T to all!)
Mark Grgurich, 54, of Des Moines was killed cycling in rural Iowa when a speeding truck slammed into him, then sped away from the scene. Police recovered this partial logo and are asking for help identifying it. Updated.
This is one of those shocking pieces of video which makes you wonder about the fate of civilization. 78-year-old Angel Arce Torres was crossing a Hartford, Connecticut street on May 30th when a passing car hit him and then sped away from the scene. That's not really the shocking part; things like that happen every…
Clearly, some people do not watch My Name is Earl. These people do not know that karma never looks the other way (or that El Caminos and Brats are awesome). This lesson was learned in New York by Mark Durfee, who rear-ended a car in his Explorer and fled the scene. While trying to get away his Explorer stopped running…