Man in critical condition, arrest made after hit and run crash in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. —
Syracuse Police say an arrest has been made after a hit and run crash that critically injured a man Tuesday night.
Police say it happened just after 11 p.m. on the 200 block of S. Geddes Street. Responders arriving at the scene found a man who had been hit by a vehicle, which had since fled the scene. The man conscious, but unresponsive, according to police.
The man was taken to Upstate University Hospital where he's listed in critical condition, police said. His identity is not yet known.
Police found a vehicle matching the description given by witnesses of the crash on Butternut Street. Police said the vehicle fled when police tried to stop it, continuing seven blocks before pulling over.
The driver, identified as 22-year-old Rayshawn Stackhouse of Syracuse, was taken into custody, police said. Police say Stackhouse faces the following charges:
- Driving While Intoxicated
- Driving While Intoxicated 7th Degree
- Vehicular Assault 2nd. Degree
- Unlawful Fleeing
- Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 7th. Degree
- Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 3rd. Degree
- Leaving the Scene of a Serious Physical Injury Crash
- Several other Vehicle & Traffic Charges
Anyone with information is asked to call Syracuse Police at 315-442-5138.