Arrest made in hit-and-run crash that was caught on camera

Police say they've arrested the suspected driver after a crash in Florida that landed a teenage boy in the hospital with extremely serious injuries.
1:57 | 03/03/19

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We start this half hour with a major development in that horrific hit and run crash in Florida. Police say they have arrested the suspected driver after a crash which you see right here, which landed a teenage boy in the hospital with extremely serious injuries and ABC's erielle reshef is back with the latest on this case. Erielle, good morning. Reporter: Good morning to you guys. After what authorities call an exhaustive criminal investigation, a break in that horrifying hit and run crash. A suspect now in custody as the teenaged victim fights for his life. This morning, a first look at the man authorities say was behind the wheel of this van during a violent hit and run crash Thursday in Sarasota, Florida. 24-year-old Zachary Brock, now under arrest facing multiple charges after police say he took off from the scene seconds after impact. Highway patrol has been amazing, you know, they personally came down and visit me at the hospital and shook my hand and said, sir. We got him. Reporter: Driving the sedan, 19-year-old Jackson Kelley, still hospitalized in critical condition. Suffering brain trauma and other serious injuries when his car flipped four times, narrowly missing a hotel pool before slamming into a concrete wall and coming to rest on its roof. I didn't know what to do, I mean, until somebody came with the ambulance. We had to wait on it because he was bruised up pretty bad. Reporter: Officers first impounding the van late Friday. Then Saturday evening, announcing they had taken Brock into custody. The outpouring from the community is joy. The pain is looking at my child and he can't say, dad. He can't open his eyes and you're helpless as a parent and that's absolutely the worst feeling in the world. I can't even imagine, and Brock faces several felony charges including leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injury and driving without a valid license. As for Jackson, his family says he is steadily improving and doctors are cautiously optimistic about his progress. Glad to hear that at least. Certainly all of us pulling

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