Driver arrested in hit-and-run
Last updated 2/1/2024 at 9:19am
SPOKANE VALLEY – A local man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left one pedestrian hospitalized Jan. 24.
John R. Townshend, 64, was arrested Jan. 29 and booked into the Spokane County Jail for felony hit-and-run with injury.
Although the name of the victim is public record, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office refused to release the name. The woman remains hospitalized.
The arrest stems from a crash in the 5200 block of East Broadway Avenue, records show.
Deputies were called to the area after a vehicle – later identified as a Jeep – struck a woman, record...