Police charged Tevin Williams, 23, of Paris, with felony leaving the scene of an accident this morning. Mr. Williams turned himself in on the warrant at the police department around 9:50 am.
Officers received information regarding Mr. Williams possible involvement and located a 2000 Pontiac 4-door, green, parked in the area of 7th SW and W. Washington Street. The vehicle had the letter “H” in the registration matching information provided by witnesses to the crash. Mr. Williams cooperated with investigators. Officers inspected the vehicle for evidence, with a warrant obtained late Wednesday afternoon.
Police transferred Mr. Williams to the Lamar County Jail around 10:20 am.
Nelson Arias, 26 of Paris, remains hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries in a Dallas area hospital. Allegedly Mr. Arias was working on a utility hole cover in the westbound roadway when struck and run over by Mr. Williams who was traveling east.