Syracuse Police Make Arrest In Pedestrian Hit & Run

Syracuse Police are continuing to investigate a Hit & Run Crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Tuesday evening. Police were called to the 300 block of West Bear Street at 6:19 pm and found that a 15-year-old male had been struck by a vehicle which apparently had fled the scene.

The pedestrian was transported by American Medical Response to Upstate University Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition. Injuries appear to be fractures to his leg as well as head and facial injuries. The pedestrian’s family were located and were at the hospital.

Police received information from a witness and were able to locate the vehicle and the driver.

James Draveck, 55 yrs old of Camillus was arrested and charged with;

Driving While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of a Serious Personal Injury Crash & Vehicular Assault 1st. Degree.

Draveck was taken to the Onondaga County Justice Center and will be arraigned in the morning.

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