(WBIR-Knoxville) A man accused of hitting a woman in downtown Knoxville late Saturday evening is in custody.
A Knoxville police officer said he saw Dalton Powell, 22, hit Heather House with his car on Central Avenue in the Old City and drove off.
Shortly after the hit-and-run, Powell ran his car off James White Parkway and it landed on 5th Avenue. KPD said he was not injured. Officials charged him with vehicular assault, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on a suspended license among other charges.
Crews drove House to UT Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.