I-40 Hit and Run Arrest

Blair Bernier
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, TX- A man is arrested after reportedly hitting a woman with his vehicle, then fleeing with her body in the back seat.

Police say witnesses saw 39 year old Carl Evans hit 23 year old Valerie Foster in front of a motel in the 2500 Block of East I-40 Saturday night.

Before leaving the scene, Evans reportedly stopped and picked her up, then threw her in the back seat of his car.

Officers caught up with the vehicle near Amarillo Boulevard and Filmore.

When they attempted to stop him, Evans ran, but after a short pursuit Police were able to arrest him.

Foster was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with life threatening injuries.