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Driver Accused in Weekend Hit and Run Arrested

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Corpus Christi police have arrested a man who they say ran over a pedestrian and fled the scene overnight Friday.

According to investigators, 27-year old Jose Muniz struck a pedestrian who was trying to cross the street at the 2800 block of Port. Luckily, a witness who saw the accident was able to get the vehicle's license plate number and followed Muniz to his home, where police later arrested him.

Muniz faces several charges. His bond has been set at $25,000.

The victim suffered serious head injuries and was taken transported to an area hospital. There has been no word of his current condition.