CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man has been charged after a child was injured in a hit-and-run in north Charlotte Friday night, according to officials.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, 25-year-old Keith Fitzroy Rivera was charged with felony hit-and-run causing personal injury and two counts of misdemeanor hit-and-run causing property damage.
The crash happened around 8:31 p.m. near the intersection of Catherine Simmons Avenue and Augusta Street. Police said the victim, a 1-year-old boy, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center. The 1-year-old is expected to be OK.
Investigators said Rivera was making a right turn onto Augusta Street when he struck another vehicle then jumped the curb, striking a house and the boy who was outside.
Police said Rivera then left the scene on foot, leaving the vehicle involved behind.