Woman charged after man injured in hit-and-run

Alison Melchiorre (Source: NHC jail)
Alison Melchiorre (Source: NHC jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)- Wilmington police arrested a woman allegedly involved in an overnight hit-and-run incident that left one man badly injured.

According to officials with the WPD, 28-year-old Alfred Clark was hit shortly after midnight Saturday morning on New Centre Drive.

He appeared to be intoxicated and was crossing New Centre where there wasn't a designated pedestrian crossing when he was struck.

Alison Melchiorre, 25, called 911 around 1:22 a.m. and reported the collision. After that, officers arrived and detained her at the Stay Bridge Suites.

Police say the damage to her vehicle matched that they suspected it would following the collision.

She was arrested and charged with DWI and failing to render reasonable aid at the crash scene.

Clark was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with two broken legs, among other injures, and will require surgery.

Clark does not remember the accident, only waking up in the hospital.

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