PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a man has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run in Upper Darby that injured a young girl and her great aunt.
Authorities say 30-year-old Caliph Douglass was on a dirt bike and being chased by Philadelphia police when he made his way into Upper Darby around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Police say he struck a 6-year-old girl and her 44-year-old great aunt.
Police say after being tossed from the bike, Douglass carjacked a vehicle, then abandoned it a few blocks away and fled on foot.
Officers tracked him down in a wooded area not too far from where the stolen car was dumped. He had an injury to his spine and suffered a collapsed lung.
As for the victims, the child was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in serious condition. The woman was taken to Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition.
Douglass has been charged with Robbery Of Motor Vehicle, Aggravated Assault By Vehicle, Fleeing Police and related offenses.
He will be arraigned at Crozer-Chester Medical Center.