A former Phoenix firefighter who was driving drunk when he hit a teenager and drove away in 2011 will spend a little time in jail.
Mark Nehrenz was sentenced to 45 days in jail and three years on probation for the incident, which left the teenager with a broken hip.
According to court documents previously obtained by New Times, Nehrenz was driving his white Toyota pickup truck near 19th Avenue and Bell Road on a Saturday afternoon in October 2011 when he hit the kid rollerblading across a crosswalk.
Nehrenz drove off, but witnesses followed him, and he didn't make it too far before the cops caught up with him.
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Nehrenz pleaded guilty to endangerment and misdemeanor DUI, and his jail sentence started today, according to a Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman.
James King contributed to this post.