A man suspected of driving under the influence reportedly fled the scene of a collision and was arrested hours later driving in a damaged vehicle.
Kennewick police responded to a hit and run near 27th Avenue and Olympia Street Wednesday night. A man told police he was turning into the Yoke's Fresh Market parking lot when he was rear-ended.
The suspect apparently drove off after the collision, police said. The hood of the car the suspect was driving had reportedly popped up.
At 12:05 a.m. Thursday morning, officers spotted Christopher Heckman driving near 27th Avenue and Olympia Street with the hood to his car popped up and his engine smoking, police said.
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Heckman was arrested and booked into the Benton County jail on suspicion of DUI and hit and run.