Robert Tyler Saxon

Robert Tyler Saxon (Anderson Police Department / June 30, 2021)

EDITOR NOTE: Police initially released an incorrect suspect photo. This story has been updated with the correct photo of the suspect, identified by police as Robert Tyler Saxon 

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) – A man who left the area after a hit-and-run that injured multiple people has been arrested, according to the Anderson Police Department.

Robert Tyler Saxon is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with great bodily injury, reckless driving, possession of a stolen vehicle greater than $10,000, driving under suspension, having a receiving stolen goods (stolen license plate), habitual traffic offender and operating an uninsured vehicle, according to the department.

The incident happened at E. North Ave. and N. Main St. Tuesday, June 29 around 6:45 p.m.

Five people were injured, including a three-year-old with critical injuries.

On Thursday, Saxon went through a bond hearing at 8 a.m. and was granted a $27,800 surety bond.

PREVIOUSLY: Anderson police search for suspect who fled scene of wreck that injured 4

 

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