CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – Carbondale Police say a tip from the public led to the arrest of a Marion man, wanted since late September in connection to a hit-and-run.

Dewone Miller, 37, was taken into custody Monday night in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in Carbondale on charges of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving personal injury and aggravated battery.

Investigators say on the night of September 26, Dewone Miller hit and seriously injured a pedestrian with an SUV while driving in the 400 block of East Walnut Street in Carbondale.