Man arrested in Detroit hit-and-run incident that critically injured teen

Posted at 2:45 PM, Feb 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-09 14:45:36-05

A man has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that occurred on Jan. 21 in Detroit.

In the area of Joy Road and Evergreen, the suspect ran a red light, struck a 2006 Chevrolet Impala, lost control of his vehicle, hit the wall of a Family Dollar store and then fled on foot.

The driver of the Impala, a 19-year-old female victim, was critically injured.

Police identified the suspect as Lucious Cullen, 25. Cullen was taken into police custody on Feb. 5.

He was charged with three felony charges: Reckless Driving causing serious injury, Driving While License Suspended causing serious injury and Failing to stop at scene of accident resulting in serious impairment. 

He was given a bond for $15,000.

Police say the victim is recovering.