Driver Arrested After Hit and Run Accident Involving a Bicycle Rider

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A suspected drunk driver has been arrested for running down a cyclist in Midland and then ditching the scene.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday night near Midland Drive and Harlowe.

The driver of a Camaro hit 59-year-old Ignacio Hernandez while he was riding his bike on the sidewalk and then took off.

Hernandez had to be airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police later located the car and arrested 41-year-old Janie Dominguez.

She's being charged with intoxication assault.