Man charged after alleged hit-and-run accident in Mankato

By |2018-05-28T03:55:17-05:00May 28th, 2018|

A Mankato man is facing five Gross Misdemeanor charges in Blue Earth County after an alleged hit-and-run at the intersection of Fourth Street and Washington Street on Wednesday. According to the complaint, 55-year old Robert Gene Batson was driving a tan Chevy Malibu and hit a vehicle with a female passenger inside. Batson then allegedly drove off heading towards the Courthouse in Mankato. Batson was later located at an apartment complex off of Monks Avenue.  When asked why he left the scene of the crash, Officers say Batson did not answer. The suspect later admitted to consuming a couple of alcoholic [...]