[Update] Teen Runover in St. Louis Drag Race
He was the person driving the black Chevrolet truck that ran over the flag girl. Pinckard was being held on a $50,000 bond for the felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident. The driver of the Mitsubishi Eclipse is still wanted.
Original story posted Tuesday at 9:23 a.m.:
A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was run over Sunday night in an illegal street race north of Laclede Landing at Cass and Collins streets (below).
The Mitsubishi was missing a rear bumper. The truck was described as black with chrome wheels and Illinois plates. Police said they'd arrested one man on Monday.
Street racing in north St. Louis is hardly an unusual phenomenon. Videos like the one below abound on the Internet...