Driver arrested for hit and run after striking pedestrian in Cheney

Driver arrested for hit and run after striking pedestrian in Cheney

Driver arrested for hit and run after striking pedestrian in Cheney

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 4:41 PM

CHENEY--Authorities in Cheney are investigating a pedestrian v. auto accident.

It happened near the intersection of 1st and Spokane.

Cheney Police say a man was driving too fast on 1st Street and tried to turn right on Kalispell.  That’s when he hit a person crossing the street.

The driver kept going, hit a couple of cars and got stuck.  He jumped out of the car and took off running.  Witnesses chased him down and tackled him.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.  The driver is facing felony hit and run charges and leaving the scene of a crime.

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