CPD: Hit-and-run suspect accused of hospitalizing pedestrian days after speeding citation

Charleston Police last week arrested a hit-and-run suspect accused of hospitalizing a pedestrian witnesses say she hit with her vehicle in the Avondale area. Vanessa Rebecca Hope, 29, was released on a $5,000 bond following her arrest on Nov. 20. She’s awaiting trial for a charge of hit and run resulting in injury. The incident happened Nov. 19, shortly before 10:45 p. m. on Savannah Highway.