Driver charged with DWI after hitting pedestrian

Pedestrian hospitalized in serious condition

Published On: Jul 04 2012 10:35:19 AM CDT

A woman was hit by a car as she tried to cross a street in Montrose.

Houston police said the woman was walking across West Alabama near Mandell about 2:30 a.m.

Investigators said the woman was not in a crosswalk when she was hit by a car.

The driver left the scene, but he came back, police said. He was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

The woman was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in serious condition.