Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that in the early morning hours of January 1st deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex in the Rosita Valley sector in regard to a motor vehicle accident.
Upon arriving at the scene, contact was made with the property owner who stated that an unknown driver had struck his apartment complex.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a gray 2018 Chrysler 300 driven by an unknown subject was traveling on Rosita Valley and made right turn onto Rosita Garden at a high rate of speed causing it to lose control, sideswiping a light pole and striking an apartment complex.
The driver fled the scene prior to deputies arrival.
The vehicle was towed away by Baldes Wrecker Service. No injuries were reported at that time. The case is under investigation.