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Saturday July 23rd, 2016 3:16PM

Ellijay police arrest man accused in hit-and-run

By The Associated Press
ELLIJAY, GA - Ellijay police have arrested a man they say hit a toddler with a car and then drove off. <br /> <br /> Local media report the 18-month-old is in ``stable but non-responsive condition'' after he was hit in the Gilmer County River Park parking lot around 9 p.m. Friday. <br /> <br /> The boy's father told police his son had been hit by a silver Ford Fusion with a ``drive out tag.'' Police were able to track the vehicle to Waleska. <br /> <br /> The driver was identified as 26-year-old Jordan Allen Hyde of Talking Rock. He faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident and serious injury by vehicle. It was not immediately clear whether he had a lawyer.
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