NYPD has a 26-year-old man in custody for allegedly striking actor Lisa Banes with an electric scooter and fleeing the scene … the incident that ultimately killed her.
According to cops, Brian Boyd was arrested Thursday and is facing 2 charges — leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, and failure to yield to a pedestrian.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … cops recognized Boyd from a wanted poster that had been circulating, and scooped him up.
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As we reported … Banes — known for her roles in “Gone Girl” and “Cocktail” — was hit in a crosswalk on the evening of June 4 in the Upper West Side near the Lincoln Center.
Police say she had the right of way when the scooter passed through a red traffic signal and the collision occurred. Lisa was knocked to the roadway and critically injured while the suspect fled the scene.