Hit-and-run driver asks police for directions

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9 September 2004 , LOERRACH - A hit-and-run driver in Germany nearly got away with his crime - until he stopped at a police station to ask for directions, authorities said Thursday. The unidentified man had sped off after colliding with another motorist's car in southern Germany. The other driver used a cell phone to call police, who were just stepping into their patrol car when the hit-and-run driver pulled in to the station and said he needed help finding his way. "We informed the subject he had found wh

9 September 2004

LOERRACH - A hit-and-run driver in Germany nearly got away with his crime - until he stopped at a police station to ask for directions, authorities said Thursday.

The unidentified man had sped off after colliding with another motorist's car in southern Germany.

The other driver used a cell phone to call police, who were just stepping into their patrol car when the hit-and-run driver pulled in to the station and said he needed help finding his way.

"We informed the subject he had found where he needed to go," a Loerrach police spokesman said. "We also thanked him for saving us a lot of time and effort."

DPA

Subject: German news

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