13 July 2022
Omari Newsom, 33, is charged with felony hit-and-run with serious injuries, felony conspiracy, driving while license suspended, failure to reduce speed and failure to stop at a steady red light.
Police said the driver of a gray or silver Volkswagen Jetta hit the cyclist while he was crossing the 2300 block of Guess Road at Ellerbee Creek Trail on Sunday. The cyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The driver left the scene after removing the bike from under his car, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator J. Bell at 919-560-4935, ext. 29411 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.