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Sahuarita PD arrests suspect of hit and run

Posted: 4:05 PM, Aug 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 22:20:59Z

Sahuarita Police arrested the suspect of a hit and run that occurred Tuesday morning.

According to SPD, the incident happened on Rancho Sahuarita near the North Santa Cruz Park.

A 17-year-old male bicyclist was hit by a vehicle while he was in a crosswalk. The teen was able to ride home and call 9-1-1 to provide a description of the driver. He also said the car stopped momentarily and then fled the scene.

This morning, an officer saw a car that matched the description provided by the bicyclist. The officer made contact with the driver, 21-year-old Nicole Carson, and arrested her. She was booked into jail for leaving the scene of an accident of injury.

If anyone has any additional information on this incident, call 9-1-1.