Teen injured in hit and run accident in Brookland - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Teen injured in hit and run accident in Brookland


The Craighead County Sheriff's Office and Brookland Police Department is investigating a suspected hit and run crash involving a person on a bicycle.

According to dispatchers, a person driving a white or gold colored vehicle hit someone on School Street near the Brookland Junior High School at around 3:00 on Thursday afternoon. 

Brookland police tell Region 8 News a 16-year-old boy received minor injuries in the accident. The teen was transported by ambulance to his home. 

The driver did return to the scene a short time later to check on the welfare of the teen, but was cited for leaving the scene of an accident. No other citations were issued.

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