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Skateboarding Teen Struck in Arlington Hit-and-Run: Police – NBC 5 Dallas

Arlington police said they arrested a driver who struck a 15-year-old with his car and drove away Monday afternoon.

Officers were called at about 4:50 p.m. to the 1900 block of Park Row, where they said the teenager was skateboarding when struck by a vehicle that left the scene.

Arlington Police Department spokeswoman Tiara Richard said 25-year-old Omar Velazquez returned to the crash scene with a relative a short time later.

Velazquez faces a charge of accident involving serious bodily injury. Bail was set at $5,000.

The teen was transported to John Peter Smith hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.


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