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02/17/2014 09:04 EST | Updated 04/19/2014 05:59 EDT

St-Hyacinthe double hit-and-run suspect arrested

A suspect is in police custody after a man in St-Hyacinthe was hit by two cars in a double hit-and-run.

The second car believed to be involved in the incident was also been found.

Sgt. Joyce Kemp of Quebec provincial police told CBC News that a 21-year-old man turned himself in to police Sunday around 6:30 p.m. ET.

He is expected to appear in court this afternoon. 

The man's arrest comes comes after an incident in which two cars hit a 33-year-old man early on Saturday morning. The drivers of both cars failed to stop to help the victim.

It happened around 3:15 a.m. ET Saturday on Des Seigneurs Street East.

The man was transported to hospital where he was listed in critical condition with a broken pelvis, broken leg, punctured lung and fractured skull, according to his family.

A snowplow operator who witnessed the incident called 911.

Police recovered a gold-coloured Hyundai Accent yesterday they suspect is connected to the incident. They also seized a second car that was found in the nearby town of La Présentation.

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