Spokane Police arrest suspect from hit-and-run crash on South Hill

Update: Spokane Police have successfully located and arrested a suspect from a hit-and-run incident on the South Hill Saturday morning.

After crashing a Corvette into an SUV near 53rd and Regal, 36-year-old Kristopher Riley fled the scene on foot and left his passenger inside the vehicle. Police say the passenger of the Corvette and driver of the SUV were hospitalized with serious injuries.

Riley was later located and arrested. He was booked into the Spokane County Jail for two counts of vehicular assault and two counts of felony hit and run. 

Previous coverage: Spokane police are searching for a driver who ran from a crash near 53rd and Regal Saturday morning.

Spokane police and firefighters responded to the scene just after 11 a.m. Arriving crews found a crash involving an SUV and a white Corvette. Police say two people were injured in the crash and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The conditions of the two injured people are not known.

Police say the driver of the Corvette ran from the scene and they are attempted to locate him. They say they believe they know who they are looking for and are trying to track him down. They say there is no threat to the public. Major Crimes detectives and traffic investigators remain on scene Saturday.

Officers ask that you avoid the area and use alternate routes while they complete their investigation.

If you witnessed anything or have any information about the crash and have not already been interviewed by law enforcement, you're asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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