A Chenango County man has been arrested after he allegedly seriously injured his wife by hitting her with a vehicle as they argued.

BRANDON JONES (Photo: New York State Police)

Authorities say 32-year-old Brandon Jones of Norwich was taken into custody following the incident Thursday night.

According to state police, Jones and his wife were involved in a verbal dispute while she was a passenger in his 2015 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Investigators say just after the woman got out of the vehicle, she was struck by the truck. She was taken to Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City for treatment of serious injuries. Her condition was not disclosed by police.

Jones was charged with second-degree vehicular assault, a felony. He also was charged with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of 0.10 percent.

Jones was arraigned in Norwich town court and sent to Chenango County Jail on $7,500 bail. He is scheduled return to court on January 24.

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