A suspect is now in custody after police said her vehicle hit a pedestrian downtown this afternoon, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Scott Gay. She was identified as Nevaucheal Dunn, 20.
The pedestrian, a young woman, was crossing 15th Street near Carver Drive around 1:30 p.m. when the vehicle struck her. She was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Gay said the pedestrian faces charges of darting into traffic while the driver faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident, disregarding a traffic signal and driving while unlicensed.