Woman arrested for allegedly hitting man in wheelchair with her car

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus woman was accused of hitting a man in a wheelchair with her car and leaving.

Cristy Brown30-year-old Cristy Brown was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

The incident happened last weekend on Alabama Street. Brown was arrested Thursday.

A Columbus police spokesperson said the victim had minor injuries.

Brown told investigators she thought she hit something else and not the man in the wheelchair.

She was given a $35,000 surety bond.

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