A pedestrian was struck by a car that fled from the accident scene about 8:00pm Tuesday night in Cleveland.

The victim, a 39-year-old man, was airlifted to Erlanger where he remains in serious condition, according to a news release from Bradley County EMS.

Police have a suspect in custody, Brandon Lamar Lawson.

The suspect's vehicle was found and detained by the Cleveland Police Department after the accident.


An ambulance was sent to perform a check-up on the driver of the suspect vehicle, who was not transported.


The incident is being investigated by law enforcement.