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Three people hurt in High Point hit-and-run crash, including 12-year-old girl

The suspect also faces a DWI charge. 911 calls revealed more about what happened in the moments after the crash.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police said a suspected intoxicated driver hit three people and took off Wednesday night. 

It happened just after 10 p.m. at the intersection of E. Springfield Road and Bellemeade Street. 

"In my opinion, this is one of the most dangerous stretches in all of High Point," Joshua Brown said.

Brown is the pastor at Springfield Friends Meeting Church, along Springfield Road. He estimates he's seen as many as 10 traffic incidents in his seven years here.

The road curves and dips alongside the church property.

"Last year, we had somebody who came and clipped off the mailboxes," Brown said. "Another person clipped off a mailbox and ran across the yard, hit a tree took out a fence and ran right into the house beyond."

Wednesday's hit and run was the latest incident on the stretch of road.

Police found a mother and her 12-year-old and 20-year-old daughters after they were hit by the car. The mom and older daughter were released from the hospital with bruises on their arms and backs. The younger daughter remains in the hospital with several fractures and head injuries, according to her older sister. The younger daughter is currently unconscious and is expected to stay in the hospital for at least another week.

The family lives in the area where the crash happened. The older sister said her family was walking down the street when they got him from behind.

Witnesses gave information to police about what the vehicle looked like. 

A few hours later, 911 communications got a call about a potentially intoxicated driver matching the suspect vehicle. 

Officers initiated a traffic stop and arrested 63-year-old Victor Charles Brooks from Huntersville, N.C.

He was charged with three counts of felony hit-and-run and driving while impaired. He was taken to High Point jail under a $25,000 bond. 

This is not the first DWI charge for Brooks; he pleaded guilty to a DWI charge back in 2020.


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