Indianapolis hit-and-run suspect hit 6 people with car, police say

Indianapolis police arrested a driver suspected of hitting several pedestrians with his vehicle in the downtown area.

Indianapolis police arrested a man suspected in a string of hit-and-runs that injured five pedestrians and a motorcyclist.

Witnesses said he was driving around the downtown area Wednesday morning and hitting people with the car.

Investigators said the suspect was involved in an earlier stabbing on the east side of the city. He allegedly stole the female victim's car, drove downtown and struck six people at five different intersections.

The woman who was stabbed is reportedly in stable condition.

Police later found the stolen car crashed on the city's northwest side and the suspect was taken into custody around 7 a.m.

Officer Chris Wilburn told The Indianapolis Star the hit-and-runs were a "rush hour, mini reign of terror."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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