Suspect charged in St. Louis hit-and-run involving pregnant woman, child

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 13 at 6:42 AM

(KMOV.com) – Police have filed charges against a suspect who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck involving a pregnant woman and her 6-year-old son in north St. Louis.

Menkara Rahman, 34 has been charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

Authorities said a 23-year-old woman and her son were near the intersection of Grand and Natural Bridge around 10:15 p.m. when they were struck by a red Chevy Monte Carlo driven by Rahman.

Officials said both the mother and child were taken to an area hospital in serious condition.  Authorities said the mother was eight months pregnant.

The unborn child appeared to be unharmed Rahman’s bond has been set at $35,000 cash-only.

 

 

 

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