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Driver arrested in Colorado Springs after hitting pedestrian, fleeing scene

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Posted at 9:19 AM, Nov 29, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department arrested a man for hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene on foot early Thursday morning.

CSPD said the accident happened around 2:18 a.m. Thursday south of the Oro Blanco Drive and North Carefree Circle intersection.

The department said the driver, 52-year-old Todd North, fled on foot.

Police said the pedestrian received serious injuries but is expected to recover.

North was arrested for leaving the scene, according to CSPD.

The department is still investigating the accident.