Des Moines, IOWA – According to the Des Moines Police Department, this unfortunate incident occurred right after 7 p.m. Thursday.
It happened on Southeast 14th Street.
Police say the victim walked across the street when a driver hit him.
His name is Joey Smith and he was arrested.
The 40-year-old man is charged with leaving the scene of a serious injury accident and having no driver’s license and no insurance.
The victim suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.