In Carbondale, a man is in jail after hitting three pedestrians that were sitting on a curb.
24-year-old Jamonta McKnight of Herrin was stopped after police say they spotted his truck strike the legs of the three pedestrian while they were on foot patrol on South Illinois Avenue. McKnight was stopped by officers a few blocks away.
He is charged with Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Crash and Failure to Exercise Due Care. The three pedestrians were taken to Carbondale Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.