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El Cajon hit-and-run suspect behind bars

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A man suspected in a hit-and-run crash in El Cajon in which a pedestrian was critically injured turned himself in and was behind bars Thursday, police said.

The 46-year-old man surrendered Wednesday afternoon in connection with an accident that occurred in the 500 block of North Mollison Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, according to the El Cajon Police Department.

A 48-year-old man was struck by a Nissan Xterra as he was crossing the street with a companion. He was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

The suspect told investigators he decided to turn himself in and cooperate after watching news reports about the accident, police said.

He was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and booked into county jail.

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