Police have arrested 21-year-old Kenlie Elizabeth Davis of Beaumont for a hit-and-run accident that injured three pedestrians, including a child, who were walking near their home on Oak Trace Drive in Beaumont on July 29 at about 6:48 p.m. A witness reportedly told police the suspect crashed into the family of three, then exited the vehicle she had been driving and fled from the scene of the accident.
When officers arrived to the scene shortly after the accident occurred, they located three victims in the roadway suffering from multiple injuries. Beaumont EMS transported all three victims to a local hospital. The suspect vehicle was found, unoccupied, in the grass nearby. A witness stated that the suspect was last seen running eastbound from the scene.
Police established a perimeter around the scene and a BPD K-9 unit responded to assist. The suspect was located a short time later in the backyard of a nearby residence.
The suspect was identified as Davis. She was transported to a local hospital to be medically cleared prior to being transported to the Jefferson County Jail. Davis was charged with three counts of intoxication assault and three counts of failure to stop and render aid. According to social media, Davis is a student at the Lamar Institute of Technology.