Yakima Police arrest suspect in July 4th hit and run

Police arrest a 29-year-old Yakima man in connection with a July 4th car versus pedestrian collision.

The collision left 20-year-old Eric Riel in serious, but stable condition with internal injuries and a broken leg.

Police say the suspected driver admitted to driving at the time of the collision and then leaving the scene without checking on Mr. Riel's injuries.

The collision took place on July 4th just before 11 p.m. on the 1800 block of Gordon Road.

The driver was booked at the Yakima County Jail for vehicular assault and felony hit and run.