Suspect arrested in Bardstown Road hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian | Crime Reports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Louisville person has been arrested immediately after police said he swerved off of the street and strike a pedestrian, then drove absent. That pedestrian later on died from his accidents.

Kobe Stanton, 22, was taken into custody by Louisville Metro Police just just after 5:30 p.m. Thursday. 

In accordance to court docket paperwork, law enforcement ended up called to the 6900 block of Bardstown Highway, in close proximity to the interchange with Interstate 265, just prior to 3:30 p.m. on a report of a critical personal injury crash.

Witnesses informed law enforcement a Chevy Malibu was touring in the northbound lanes of Bardstown Street, when it swerved into the appropriate shoulder and strike a pedestrian. Police say just after hitting the pedestrian, the Malibu sped off down Bardstown Street.

At the time of the crash the pedestrian was in significant condition, but Aaron Ellis, a spokesman for the police, mentioned he sooner or later died from his injuries. At the time of this creating, the victim has not been recognized.

Law enforcement say the car or truck was stopped a small time later by an LMPD officer in the 5700 block of Bardstown Street, in the Fern Creek neighborhood. In accordance to courtroom documents, it was pushed by Stanton, who experienced a suspended Indiana driver’s license.

At this time, Stanton is billed with Leaving the Scene and Failing to Render Aid or Guidance at an Accident Resulting Demise or Severe Physical Damage, and Running a Motor Motor vehicle on a Suspended or Revoked Operator’s License.

He is presently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections.

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