Tractor-trailer driver arrested after Durham hit-and-run

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police officers arrested a man in connection with Saturday's hit-and-run.

Officers said 31-year-old Christopher Walker, of Connecticut, was crossing the highway on South Miami Boulevard when he was hit by a tractor-trailer driven by 35-year-old William Swain.

Witnesses said the victim darted into traffic before being hit. They also said the truck stopped a short distance later before continuing on.

Swain turned himself in on Wednesday morning.

He was charged with felony hit-and-run involving serious injury; he was booked under $5,000 bond.

Walker is recovering from his injuries.
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