Morris Man arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident causing injury
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Morris Man arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident causing injury

Morris police arrested a man who left the scene of the accident. Police officials say a vehicle driven by George Dergo of Morris struck a woman and a stroller with a baby inside at the intersection of Route 47 and East Jackson Street around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 8vol.

The dergo was turning southbound from Jackson Street onto Route 47, and a woman and her child were walking in the crosswalk at the time. After the incident, Dergo told police he stopped to ask if everything was OK, but due to traffic stopping behind him, he left the scene.

The woman refused medical treatment at the scene but was later taken to Morris Hospital. Dergo was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury and failing to obey a pedestrian crossing.