DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash in Des Moines that injured a 12-year-old boy.
Des Moines police responded to a report Wednesday night about a vehicle that hit a pedestrian. Witnesses told authorities that the vehicle collided with a boy as he crossed the street. The car left the scene.
Officers found Ricky Meneweather on the street and he taken to a hospital. He is in stable condition.
Cameron Tracy Hart later contacted police to report that he was driving in the area at the time of the crash. The 56-year-old was taken in for questioning and later arrested.
Hart faces an aggravated misdemeanor of failure to render aid at an accident causing serious injury. Court records do not list an attorney.