Suspected hit-&-run driver arrested

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A man faces felony charges for leaving the scene and failing to report an accident with death or injury.

23-year old Lonntrez Courtney was arrested for an accident which happened about 11 pm, Tuesday, at 11th and North Grand.

Police responded to the area for a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian. The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Leaving the scene of an accident with a death or injury and leaving the scene of an accident failure to report death or injury are both class 4 felonies.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Crime Stoppers of Sangamon & Menard Counties  
(217) 788 – 8427 
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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