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Corpus Christi Teen Arrested After Hit-And-Run

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A woman, 18, was arrested following a hit and run accident that sent a woman to the hospital Monday night, according to Corpus Christi police.

Police arrived to find the woman, 26, lying in the street at the corner of Daytona and Maryland with a large laceration to the back of her head. According to a witness, she was crossing Daytona when she was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. The witness was able to get the license plate of the vehicle.

Within 30 minutes, the driver called to report the accident. Police picked her up in the 1400 block of Casa de Oro and arrested her and impounded her vehicle. She is being held in Nueces County jail on $2,500 bond for failure to stop and render aid.

The victim was treated and released from Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital.