TROY, Ala. (WDHN) — Troy University Police have arrested the driver they say was involved in a hit-and-run that injured a Troy University student on Monday.
Jaequawn Roberson, 19, of Troy, has been charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident.
On Monday, a Troy student was crossing a crosswalk on University Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle whose driver stopped, checked the damage to the car, and then left, according to a statement from Troy University.
The student, who suffered minor injuries, was treated and released from Troy Regional Medical Center.
Troy University Chief of Police George Beaudry said several witnesses were able to give police a description of the car, and campus security cameras were used to track the vehicle and find photos of it for police to use in the search.
Officers were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle in an apartment complex parking lot near campus on Tuesday morning, and the owner admitted to the crime when questioned by officers, according to Troy University.
Roberson was placed in the Pike County Jail on Tuesday.
The school states that Roberson is not affiliated with Troy University.