Police have charged an 18-year-old high school student after they say his car struck a jogger early Monday morning.
Roberto Carlos Solis-Reyes of Apex was charged with multiple violations, including running a red light, failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk, failure to yield, causing serious bodily injury, careless and reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle with a permit while not accompanied by a licensed driver, according to town spokesman Mark Andrews.
The victim, Derek Macrae Davis, 37, of Holly Springs remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon in the intensive care unit at WakeMed in Raleigh, Andrews said.
Police say Davis was jogging with his wife at about 6:30 a.m. Monday when he was hit by a car at the intersection of Holly Springs Road and Linksland Drive.
Davis’s wife was not injured. Solis-Reyes and a 17-year-old passenger in his car were not hurt.