An Alexander County man was arrested overnight in Catawba County following an automobile accident.
71 year old James Edward Moore of Taylorsville was taken into custody by the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Moore is charged with hit and run, driving left of center, possession of an open container of alcohol, and reckless driving-wanton disregard. Moore was placed in the Catawba County Detention Center under a $1,000 secured bond. He is scheduled for a November 1st court appearance.