Driver Accused in St. Paul Hit-and-Run Suspected of DWI

Updated: 07/11/2013 7:47 AM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

39-year-old Kristina Borakarene Jackson of St. Paul
39-year-old Kristina Borakarene Jackson of St. Paul
Photo: Photo: Ramsey County Attorney's Office

Police say a driver involved in a hit-and-run that injured a seven-year-old boy in St. Paul has been arrested under suspicion of DWI.

St. Paul police say the boy, Xavier Battle, was riding his bike around 8 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Payne Avenue and Bedford Street. He was hit by a woman who allegedly tried to leave the scene. She was stopped by a nearby officer.

The woman has been identified as 39-year-old Kristina Borakarene Jackson of St. Paul.

Jackson is in jail.

Xavier is listed in fair condition at Gillette Children's Hospital.