HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — A mother and two sisters were injured in a hit and run overnight in High Point, and a suspect has been arrested.
Officials with High Point police confirm that a 12-year-old girl, a 20-year-old woman and another woman were hit on East Springfield Road on Wednesday by what witnesses described as a black Mercedes.
The 12-year-old is in the ICU, her sister tells FOX8. Police say she has serious but not life-threatening injuries.
The family says the 12-year-old, her mother and her sister were taken to the hospital.
The mother and older sister who spoke to FOX8 are no longer in the hospital.
The alleged driver, Victor Charles Brooks of Huntersville, was charged with three counts of felony hit and run causing personal injury and one count of DWI and possession of fraudulent identification.
Warrants show that Brooks was extremely intoxicated and refused all tests when police found him.
They arrested a suspect in this hit and run around 2 a.m. Thursday after a person called 911 about a possible drunk driver.
Officers say the man was drunk when he was arrested, but they don’t know if he was drunk when he struck the three ladies around 10 p.m.