Deputies arrest Lufkin man following hit-and-run accident

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Angelina County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Lufkin man just hours after a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcycle driver.

According to Lufkin Police, a deputy located the suspected vehicle and arrested Jermaine Colquitt, 23, because the vehicle he was driving was registered as stolen.

The suspect told authorities he borrowed the truck from someone else and he was not driving it at the time of the wreck.

According to a previous report, a truck struck the motorcyclist at approximately 1 a.m. March 23 on the 1700 block of Pershing Avenue and the driver did not stop at the scene.

The motorcycle driver suffered a laceration to his head and was treated and released from a Lufkin hospital, the report stated.

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