CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A man has been arrested after a hit-and-run that injured a motorcyclist, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP).
Troopers say they were called to a wreck at the intersection of Providence Mill Road and NC-16 around 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, October 15. This is less than 6 miles southeast of Newton.
According to authorities, a motorcyclist driving east on Providence Mill Road was hit by a car that then fled the scene.
The motorcyclist was taken by helicopter to Atrium Health Carolina Medical Center with serious injuries, officials say.
Troopers say they found the car involved, a silver Ford Fusion with a “distinctive front black bumper”, abandoned on Little Mountain Road near Buffalo Shoals Road.
On Monday, 38-year-old Brian Alan Good of Maiden, NC, was arrested by the NC State Highway Patrol, officials confirmed.
He’s charged with felony hit and run, careless and reckless driving and other traffic violations.
Good is being held at the Catawba County Detention Center without bond.