Driver Arrested after Hit-and-Run of 17-Year-Old in West Bend
On Tuesday, April 11, at 6:24 PM, a 17-year-old boy was riding his bike south on North 18th Avenue in West Bend. He attempted to cross West Washington Street in the crosswalk when a vehicle heading west on West Washington Street failed to yield right of way and struck the bicyclist, according to a release from the West Bend Police Department.
After hitting the bicyclist, the driver turned northbound onto North 18th Avenue and drove off without stopping. The bicyclist sustained minor injury to his leg for which he refused treatment.
An officer located the vehicle and driver shortly after the crash. The officer arrested an 18-year-old Saukville woman for Hit & Run to Pedestrian Causing Injury and cited her for Failure to Yield Right of Way to Pedestrian.