McAllen teen charged after car hits pedestrian, flees the scene

      Armando Isaias Flores // McAllen Police Department

      A McAllen teenager is facing criminal charges after hitting a pedestrian with his car and fleeing the scene.

      McAllen police arrested 18-year-old Armando Isaias Flores over the weekend.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that Flores was behind the wheel of a car that hit a pedestrian off South 23rd Street and the frontage road of Expressway 83 around 7 p.m. Friday.

      Flores allegedly fled from the scene leaving the pedestrian with a broken leg and head injuries.

      Officers found Flores and arrested him on accident involving injury and tampering with evidence charges.

      Flores appeared before a McAllen Municipal Court judge on Monday morning where he was issued $85,000 in bonds.