THE BRONX - Police say they have arrested a man responsible for a hit-and-run accident on Bruckner Boulevard.

Cops say a man in his 40s was crossing the street Monday night near the intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and Wilkinson Avenue when he was hit. The victim is in serious condition.

Police say the driver, 45-year-old Michael Fennell, fled the scene but was caught about a block away by tow truck driver Peter Dinome, who witnessed the accident.

Hours earlier, authorities say 54-year-old Octavio Reyes was hit by a Lincoln Town Car at Bruckner Boulevard and Longwood Avenue. Police say they are still searching for the driver responsible.