Man arrested in hit-and-run scooter crash

Michael Deontea Jones (Courtesy: Wake County Detention Center)
November 11, 2013 7:48:20 PM PST
Police have arrested a hit-and-run driver who they say struck a woman on a scooter Monday afternoon in Raleigh.

It happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Rock Quarry Road around 2:45 p.m.

The driver of the scooter, 20-year-old Ana Kessel, was rushed to WakeMed with serious injuries.

Police said a car driven by 23-year-old Michael Deontea Jones, hit Kessel's scooter and then fled the scene.

Jones was arrested a short time later. He's being charged with felony hit and run and with driving without a valid license.

He's behind bars at the Wake County Detention Center.

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