Suspect in hit-and-run at carwash arrested - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Suspect in hit-and-run at carwash arrested

LUBBOCK, Texas — A young adult backed into and ran over a man at a carwash and left the scene.

LUBBOCK, Texas — According to, Dakota James Griffin, 20, was arrested after police located him following a hit-and-run at a Racer Classic Car Wash on the afternoon of May 17th.

Lt. Jon Tutino of the Lubbock Police Department stated that the incident was reported shortly after 1 p.m., and that when police responded, they found Donald Carpenter, 57, in serious condition after being run over multiple times, the article continued.

Witnesses told police that a vehicle struck Carpenter on the carwash property next to the detailing center, the article added, saying that the vehicle backed into him, shifted into drive and then ran over him again.

Carpenter was rushed to the hospital by EMS, where he remained in serious but stable condition as of that evening, the article noted.

Using witness reports and their own investigation, police tracked the suspect vehicle and found the driver near it, arresting him, the article stated.

Griffin was taken to the Lubbock County Detention Center, where he stayed that evening, the article concluded.

Read the original story here.

You May Also Like

El Car Wash opens 24th, 25th locations

MIAMI — El Car Wash continues its expansion with the opening of its 24th and 25th locations in South Florida.

MIAMI — These new stores are located in Miramar and Palm Beach Gardens and represent the first express carwash locations to be built in these cities in over 10 years, according to a press release.

The company currently operates 25 carwash locations with over 25 additional sites in development across Florida and plans to significantly expand its footprint through greenfield openings and future acquisitions.

B+E helps buyer quickly close on $22M worth of carwash assets

NEW YORK — B+E helped to find and secure four new washing properties, closing on them before the end of 2022.

Autobell debuts in Greenville, S.C., market with three locations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Autobell Car Wash introduces three new washing locations to Greenville, Greer and Simpsonville.

Automotive Lift Institute unveils new Lifting Points Guide

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Electronic guide makes it easy to find OEM lifting point information.

Deltic Wash Force announces opening of ‘one-of-a-kind’ wash

BARRIE, Ontario, Canada — Klassic Car Wash offers both soft-touch and touch-free wash experiences.

Other Posts

Garnett Station Partners recapitalizes Flagstop Car Wash

NEW YORK — The partnership is providing growth capital for continued regional expansion.

Magnolia Wash Holdings acquires Blue Water Express Wash

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The express carwash operator commemorates the three new locations in Tallahassee with a ribbon-cutting event and special promos.

Tidal Wave Auto Spa celebrates new opening in South Carolina

THOMASTON, Ga. — The company opens its 13th location in the state.

Tommy’s Express Car Wash named No. 1 Smartest-Growing Franchise

HOLLAND, Mich. — The brand has its foot on the gas to open 60-120 carwashes per year.