Driver arrested after pedestrian collision in Phoenix, impairment suspected

Posted at 5:37 AM, Aug 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-06 09:11:17-04

A driver is in custody after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with their car in Phoenix Saturday morning. 

The crash happened at 2 a.m. near 27th Street and Indian School Road, according to Phoenix police.

Witnesses told police that the pedestrian was crossing at the intersection when he was struck by a small red compact vehicle. 

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The car fled following the collision but was later located near 42nd Street and Thomas Road after witnesses provided officers with a description of the vehicle. 

Officers placed the male driver under arrest and also observed impairment on the driver, police said. 

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