2 people injured Saturday morning in Peoria hit-and-run
Two people were injured after a hit-and-run Saturday morning in the 1400 block of Southwest Jefferson Avenue.
According to officials with the Peoria Police Department, a car ran through a red light at Jefferson and MacArthur just after 3 a.m., striking a parked car and two adult female pedestrians.
One of the women was sent to the hospital with serious injuries, the other was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
During the investigation, officers noticed the suspect vehicle in Bartonville and pulled it over. They identified the driver as 34-year-old Nikolas Hammond.
Hammond is charged with hit and run with great bodily harm, leaving the scene of an accident, aggravated DUI-bodily injury, failure to give information or render aid, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, DUI and unsafe equipment.
There's no further information from police available at this time.