PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police have arrested and charged a man who struck and injured a St. Joseph’s University student.
Authorities say 42-year-old Malchijah Giddings was driving under the influence Wednesday evening when he hit the 20-year-old woman near the 5600 block of City Avenue as she was crossing the road.READ MORE: Car Crash In North Philadelphia Leaves Man Dead, Police Say
The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Giddings stayed on the scene, but was arrested for suspicion of DUI. Police also found what appeared to be marijuana in the vehicle.READ MORE: Camden County Commissioners To Commemorate 80th Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Tuesday
He has been charged with Aggravated Assault while DUI, Simple Assault and related offenses.
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