PALM DESERT, Calif. -

News Channel 3's Karen Devine investigates the surge in Hit and Runs across the Valley over the past 16 months.  Devine spoke with Law Enforcement about the increase of "runners" and what they believe the reasons are behind the amount of people who leave the scene of an accident.  Devine also speaks with a woman who lost her husband to a hit and run accident ten years ago while cycling in Rancho Mirage.  And, words of wisdom from a Palm Desert teen who was left for dead a year and a half ago after being struck by a car along Deep Canyon Road.  See where he is in his recovery.