The driver involved in a hit and run accident on Richmond Road in Lexington has been arrested, according to Lexington Police.
A teenage girl was hit while crossing the road at the intersection of Richmond Road and Todds Road around 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. Investigators said the vehicle kept driving after the accident.
The girl was rushed to UK Hospital with injuries to her torso and lower body, according to police.
Police caught up with the driver of the vehicle a short time later, and they were arrested.
The accident caused a backup during rush hour on Richmond Road.