AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police arrested a driver in connection to a hit-and-run where a man in an electric wheelchair was hit and left with life-threatening injuries.

It happened on Sept. 3 in a parking lot in the 9200 block of N. Lamar Blvd. A preliminary investigation showed a man was crossing the parking lot in his electric wheelchair when he noticed a vehicle driving recklessly. He signaled the driver to slow down, but the driver hit him and left the scene.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with severe, life-threatening injuries. Austin police officers, the Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene.

During the investigation, APD communications personnel, Region 2 Metro Tac Unit, and several northeast area command patrol officers helped APD detectives identify the suspect and his vehicle.

Pablo Avila-Banagas, 17, was booked into the Travis County jail on Friday. He was charged with failure to stop and render aid (serious bodily injury), injury to a disabled person, unlawful carrying of a weapon and failure to identify in relation to the case.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case can call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111, use the Crime Stoppers tip line at (512) 472-8477 or the Crime Stoppers app.