JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville police have arrested a Middleburg man after a pedestrian was struck on Spring Park Road in Jacksonville.
Charles Garrison, 24, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury.
A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office report said a witness followed Garrison after she saw the incident, then got the tag number. A witness told police she saw a woman begin to cross Spring Park Road eastbound at Emerson in the crosswalk.
The witness told police the victim was walking behind her. The suspect then turned west onto Emerson and struck the victim in the crosswalk. The report said the victim fell down, and the driver sped off, accelerating.
The witness followed the driver and when she contacted him, he told her he was going back to the scene.