UPDATE: Man in custody after pedestrian hit-and-run

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - UPDATE 3:30 p.m.:
The Twin Falls Police Department said 28-year-old Gustavo Ceron-Maciel is in custody and will be charged with a felony after allegedly striking a pedestrian with his car and fleeing the scene.

Sgt. Ryan Howe said the incident happened a little after 10:15 a.m. Tuesday morning on Third Avenue North and Addison Avenue next to Lincoln Elementary School.

Eyewitnesses told police they saw the driver, later identified as Ceron-Maciel, lose control of his vehicle and hit a 33-year-old woman and a fence at the school, then leaving the scene.

Police found Ceron-Maciel a few blocks away from the accident at his home.

Howe said the woman was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Ceron-Maciel is facing a felony of leaving the scene of an accident.

Howe said the investigation is ongoing and police will be looking at other charges involving the accident.

ORIGINAL:
The Twin Falls Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run Tuesday morning near Addison Avenue and Madison Street in Twin Falls.

An officer on scene told KMVT that a woman was taken to the emergency room.

A witness KMVT spoke to said he saw the woman get hit by a car, was on top of the car, but she was still conscious and had a conversation with the suspect who hit her.

The suspect then fled the scene, according to the witness.

The officer said the case is still under investigation and could not give any more information than what the witness said, as they continued to take police reports.

KMVT will add more information when it becomes available.



 
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