2 arrested after fleeing crash in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two people were arrested following a hit-and-run crash in Mount Pleasant Thursday morning, April 15.

Police were called to the area of Spring street and Newman Road just after 10:30 a.m. 

Officials determined a 2007 Saturn struck a Gray 2009 Toyota. The driver of the Toyota was injured but is expected to be OK.

Police said the driver and passenger of a Saturn took off on foot. With the help of a citizen and after a short foot chase, officers were able to locate them. Police identified the driver as a 20-year-old from Racine and the passenger was a 20-year-old from Mount Pleasant. 

The driver was charged with Hit and Run Causing Injury, Resisting, Bail Jumping and Operating without a License. The passenger was charged with resisting. Both were transported to the Racine County Jail. 

The intersection had to be shut down while officials cleared the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.

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