JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Jacksonville woman has been arrested and charged in a hit and run investigation involving a teen.
Jacksonville Police say a 16-year-old was hit by a vehicle at 5:38 p.m. Tuesday on Henderson Drive in a marked crossing near Jacksonville High School.
The teen was taken to a local medical facility with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver is identified as 23-year-old Valencia Venerable. She’s charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to yield at a pedestrian crossing.