AKRON-- There's been a new arrest in a hit-and-run accident involving a five-year-old boy; that happened on March 15.
The Akron Police Traffic Bureau said it received a tip about the incident.
Investigators followed up and William E. Wilkes, 38, of Akron, was arrested.
Police said Wilkes stopped for a moment; asked the child if he was alright; then took off.
The child was transported to Akron Children's Hospital and treated for a broken leg.
Authorities said Wilkes admitted to the crime and was charged with hit skip, which is a felony. He was also charged with driving under a suspended license.
He was booked into the Summit County Jail.
Another man, Shaune Chesney, was previously arrested after he was identified by a witness.
Police said Chesney was released and all charges against him have been dropped.