Sevierville Police Arrests Suspect in Hit and Run


Updated story:

Sevierville Police have arrested and charged a man in a hit and run accident involving two children.

47-year old Pablo Hernandez of Sevierville is charged with felony leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury, after he allegedly hit two children this morning (Thursday) on Main Street and then left the scene.

The two children who were struck were transported to the UT Medical Center. The 6-year old boy is in critical condition and a 16-year old male victim has multiple non-life threatening injuries.

A citation for operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license is pending.

Original Story:  Sevierville police are investigating a hit and run.

Police say two children were crossing the street this morning when they were hit by a pick-up truck on West Main Street. The driver fled the scene.

Both children were taken to UT Medical Center. One child is in critical condition. The condition of the other child has not been released.

Investigators are interviewing a possible suspect.

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