MOUNT KISCO − Westchester County police have charged an unlicensed driver in the hit-and-run collision that sent a pedestrian to a hospital last week.
Police said Israel Cazanga, 63, of Moore Avenue in Mount Kisco, was taken into custody following an investigation by detectives assigned to the Mount Kisco precinct.
Cazanga was charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, a misdemeanor, and driving without a license, a violation.
He was issued a ticket requiring him to appear in Mount Kisco Justice Court on Feb. 26.
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The pedestrian, a 53-year-old man, suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a Toyota Rav4 at the intersection of Boltis and Main streets shortly before 6 p.m. on Jan. 30.
He was taken by ambulance to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where he was admitted for his injuries.
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