Amy Merino-Rios, 20, Arrested on Hit-and-run Charges

Cameron Thomas Bethel, 19, was critically injured in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident Saturday night at Highland Avenue and Floral Avenue in Selma.

He remains hospitalized with major injuries from the crash that happened around 11:15 p.m. on June 17th, according to ABC 30 News.

The young man was reportedly walking across the roadway when he was hit by a car whose driver failed to stop. Paramedics transported the injured pedestrian to a hospital for treatment of a broken back and leg as well as other injuries.

Meanwhile, driver Amy Merino-Rios, 20, reportedly fled and was later located in a nearby parking lot.

Police arrested her for felony hit and run and she was booked into jail.

Investigators do not suspect alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the crash.

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