Martin police investigate bar parking lot hit and run

MARTIN, Tenn.– Investigators with the Martin police department said a pedestrian was flown to a Memphis hospital after a hit and run Saturday morning.

hit-and-run-file.jpgIn a news release, investigators wrote the incident happened in the parking lot of the Slide and Ride bar.

Witnesses reportedly told officers a man was driving erratically in the parking lot before hitting the pedestrian and speeding away.

Police said they arrested the alleged driver, Joseph Weik, 27, a few streets away.

He faces several charges including, DUI, vehicular assault and reckless endangerment, according to the release.

There’s no word at this time on the victim’s condition.



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