Driver arrested after allegedly hitting pedestrian, leaving scene

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

Police say the pedestrian was crossing the intersection of Oro Blanco and Carefree around 2:15 a.m. Thursday when they were hit by an oncoming car. The driver reportedly ditched their vehicle after the crash and ran away on foot.

Officers say they later found the suspect and arrested him for leaving the scene of an accident. He's been identified as 52-year-old Todd North.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries but is expected to recover.