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Arrest after Car/Pedestrian Accident in Owego

By Jason Weinstein.
An Owego man is in the hospital and another is under arrest after a car/pedestrian accident in the village.

Police say just after 8 O'Clock Wednesday night 32-year-old Joshua Brown struck 59-year-old Gene Johns near the intersection of West Ave in the village. Police say Brown was driving southbound on North Ave.

He is now charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He is in the Tioga County Jail on $5,000 bail. Police don't have an update on Johns' condition but say he was alive when taken to the hospital.