PHIL,PA~,A suspect in a hit-and-run spree that left one person dead and three others injured in Philadelphia the day after Christmas last year has been named by police, and they are currently looking for him. Neera Nicolas-Hudson, 32, was operating a 2005 Ford Mustang in the Rivers Casino parking lot in the 100 block of North Delaware Avenue on December 26, 2022, around 8 o’clock, when she struck a man, 51, who was riding a grey electric scooter, knocking him to the ground and breaking his leg, according to police.
The patient was brought to the hospital and given a stable condition. Nicolas-Hudson continued to operate his vehicle carelessly close to the casino’s valet area, hitting three other cars, including a 2022 Toyota Camry being operated by a 48-year-old lady who was just slightly hurt, according to the police. Investigators believe that Nicolas-Hudson hit a 53-year-old man riding a bicycle near the intersection of Spring Garden Street after fleeing the scene on Delaware Avenue and being spotted by witnesses dodging traffic at a high rate of speed down North Broad Street. That man was also transported to a hospital and given a stable condition.
Once more fleeing the scene, Nicolas-Hudson continued onto the intersection of Broad Street and Lehigh Avenue, where she allegedly ran over 22-year-old pedestrian Roland Darrel White. At 8:36 p.m. same evening, White was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Clarence Summers claimed to have seen the fatal collision on NBC10.Summers remarked, “I’ve never seen anything like that in my life. “Can you picture witnessing a body fly through the air from Lehigh Avenue all the way to the middle of the street? Terrible.” Near the intersection of Broad Street and Indiana Avenue, about a quarter of a mile from where White was slain, responding police officers subsequently discovered Nicolas-Hudson’s Mustang abandoned with a busted windshield and smashed front end, according to authorities.
White’s mother, Shannon Peoples-Prophet, told NBC10, “I’m not understanding how you can live with yourself knowing that you took somebody’s life.” “You simply abandoned him to die in this street. Right now. It seemed as if you didn’t care about him at all. Sorry for the language. I apologize. I feel irritated. I’m in pain. This is not how we should remember my son. Since the collision about five months ago, White’s family members have complained to NBC10 that they are having problems collecting information from the authorities. Additionally, they said that rather than the police, the media was how they learned about Nicolas Hudson.
Wanda Johnson, White’s grandmother, told NBC10 that “someone out there knows her.” I’m pleading with you on my knees: simply turn this girl in. Everyday my daughter is in pain. My grandson loses his focus. Children are not being themselves. It’s challenging. I could hear her yelling. It is unfair. Not at all. After Nicolas-Hudson was named by police as the hit-and-run driver on Wednesday, an arrest warrant was filed for her. She is accused of murder, vehicular homicide, and other felonies. Call the Crash Investigation Division at 215-685-3180 or 911 if you have any information concerning Nicolas-Hudson’s location. A $1,000 reward is being offered by White’s family for information that results in Nicolas-Hudson’s capture.
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