23-year-old driver arrested after hit-and-run in Drummondville

23-year-old driver arrested after hit-and-run ; Drummondville

MISE À DAY

A 23-year-old young man was arrested by police on Monday evening in connection with a hit-and-run that occurred Saturday in Drummondville.

A septuagenarian had suffered serious injuries after having been struck by a vehicle involved in an accident.

The individual arrested by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) spent the night behind bars and is expected to appear at the Drummondville courthouse on Tuesday. He could face charges of hit and run causing bodily harm and dangerous driving.

The accident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. last Saturday at the intersection of Saint-Joseph and Saint Alphonse. A motorist allegedly ignored the red light and hit a car, which then hit the 73-year-old pedestrian. Still according to the SQ, the man's life would be out of danger.