Man arrested after pedestrian critically hurt in hit-and-run

Man arrested after pedestrian critically hurt in hit-and-run

SOUTH FAIRMONT, OH (FOX19) - Police have arrested one man after a pedestrian was struck and critically hurt in a hit-skip accident in South Fairmount.

Anthony Generette, 64, was hit twice by separate vehicles at Harrison and Fairmount avenues about 8 p.m. Thursday night, Cincinnati police said.

Police said Generette was in the crosswalk crossing Harrison Ave. He was struck by 40-year-old Nicholas Watson, who left the scene of the accident.

The victim was lying on the roadway when he was struck by 34-year-old D'onna Curtis-Gaskins who called police. She was uninjured.

Curtis-Gaskins' vehicle pinned the man underneath, but he was able to be freed, according to police.

The man was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

Watson was located on Friday and was arrested for stopping after accident on public roadways.

Cincinnati police's Traffic Unit is investigating.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

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