Police in Charlotte have arrested a man they say is responsible for a hit-and-run in northeast Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.
Derrick Charles Bell, 36, is charged with felony hit and run and no operators license.
The incident happened around 1:23 p.m. Wednesday on the 4000 block of N Tryon Street. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a silver and grey Pontiac Montana struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene.
Medic took the pedestrian to Carolinas Medical Center in serious condition. The victim's name has not been released.
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Police then released photos of the minivan believed to be involved which were caught on nearby surveillance cameras.
Detectives said they received several Crime Stoppers tips about a vehicle matching the description. Bell was arrested Friday and taken to CMPD Headquarters where he was interviewed. After that interview, he was charged and sent to the Mecklenburg County Jail.