Early morning hit and run in downtown Wilmington

Zachery Hal Hardison; Source: WPD
Zachery Hal Hardison; Source: WPD

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man who was riding a bike is recovering after being hit by a car early Wednesday morning.

Wilmington Police say witnesses told them 21-year-old Zachery Hal Hardison got into a verbal altercation with the 22-year-old man riding his bike as they were driving near 2nd and Market Streets in downtown Wilmington.

They say Hardison ran into the victim, who rolled over the hood of the car and landed on the asphalt, then fled the scene.

Authorities were able to make an arrest after witnesses reported the license plate number and a description of the vehicle.

Hardison was charged with felony hit and run.

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