WILMINGTON, NC – On Tuesday, an 11-year-old boy was struck while riding his bicycle, when he was struck by a vehicle in the 5500 block of Park Avenue.
The driver, Reyes Ortiz, 41, then left the scene of the crash, but was followed by a witness, according to court documents.
Ortiz pulled into a gas station at the intersection of Greenville Loop Rd. and Oleander Dr., where he was arrested.
The boy suffered a broken leg as a result of the crash.
Ortiz has been charged with felony hit and run and DWI. He is currently being held at the New Hanover County Jail on $75,000 bond.
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