Driver arrested in SW Philadelphia hit and run

July 9, 2012 3:55:24 AM PDT
A man was struck by a vehicle late Sunday while attempting to cross at the intersection of 61st and Passyunk Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

Witnesses told police the accident happened around 11:00 p.m. and a van was seen fleeing the scene.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Police recovered the van a short time later at 27th and Dickinson Street in South Philadelphia.

The driver was taken into custody and charges are pending.