Teen Driver Confesses After Hit and Run

POSTED: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 9:43am

UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:40am

TYLER- Tyler police say a driver drove off after hitting a man at a Tyler intersection on Thursday.

Police say it happened around noon Thursday at the intersection of West Gentry and Bow Street. Police say a man was walking across the intersection when a teen driver hit him and then sped off.

Witnesses say they saw the female driver cut across three lanes in order to make a right turn before hitting the man. Police say she called an hour after the incident to confess.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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This driver should have her license taken away as she has proven she is not capable of operating a motor vehichle at this time. Nor is she capable of making good decisions.

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