Sheboygan PD: Driver arrested after 68-year-old woman struck, injured while crossing street
SHEBOYGAN — An 18-year-old Sheboygan County man was arrested Wednesday, January 25th following a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian.
The accident occurred around 10 a.m. in the intersection of N. 14th Street and Michigan Avenue in Sheboygan on Wednesday.
Officials say a 68-year-old woman was walking in the crosswalk when she was struck by the suspect — who fled the scene.
A concerned eyewitness called police and then followed the suspect vehicle, relaying important information so officers could eventually locate, stop, and arrest the driver.
The suspect was arrested for felony hit-and-run and other traffic offenses. Impairment was not a driving factor.
The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. Later, it was determined she sustained multiple bruises but was eventually released from the hospital.