A Bismarck man has been charged in a hit-and-run last week that injured a 59-year-old woman.

Nicholas Bryan Allen, 21, has been charged with one felony count of duty in accident involving an injury. 

The hit-and-run occurred at about about 4 p.m. Friday at the intersection of North Sixth Street and East Rosser Avenue.

The vehicle that hit the woman left the scene, but a witness wrote down the license plate number, which came back as registered to Allen, according to court documents.

The woman was in the crosswalk when she was struck and was transported to the hospital after complaining of pain in her left leg, knee and rib cage.

Police located the vehicle and Allen that night at Burger King in Bismarck, where Allen had been employed as a cook.

A police affidavit states that Allen had started his shift that afternoon, and he did not admit to driving the vehicle when first questioned by police, but a few days later conceded he had been the driver.

Allen didn't see the woman until he hit her and "freaked out because he had a small amount of marijuana in his vehicle," and left the scene, the affidavit says.

The woman later told police she had a fractured tibia from the collision.

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(Reach Blair Emerson at 701-250-8251 or Blair.Emerson@bismarcktribune.com)