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Suspect arrested after hit-and-run leaves man in critical condition

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Man, 50, injured in hit-and-run Saturday night on Chambers Road in Moline Acres. (Credit: KMOV) Man, 50, injured in hit-and-run Saturday night on Chambers Road in Moline Acres. (Credit: KMOV)
MOLINE ACRES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Officials say they have arrested a suspect after a hit-and-run occurred late Saturday night.

Fifty-year-old Larry Wilkes was crossing the street near the 7-Eleven on Chambers Road when a car struck him and sped off.

Wilkes has multiple broken bones and suffered internal bleeding in his brain. He is currently on life support and is in critical condition, his family says. 

Moline Acres Police said they arrested the suspect around 7 p.m. on Sunday after the he reportedly told his girlfriend about the incident and she called police.

The suspect is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and more charges are possible depending on Wilkes' recovery.

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