Robbery Victim Run Over by Fleeing Vehicle
An altercation that occurred about 5:40 p.m. east of Carlotta near mile marker 9 on Hwy 36 left one man with a broken ankle and without multiple pounds of marijuana, according to reports over the scanner. The marijuana was reportedly taken by the male driver and a female passenger of a car that fled the scene.
According to a report on the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page, “It was a drug deal gone bad.” The victim was reportedly struck by a pipe and then as the driver and passenger fled in the vehicle, he was hit by the vehicle.
The victim has been taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.