BOYNTON BEACH (CBSMiami) — Boynton Beach Police have arrested a woman they say was involved in a hit and run on Tuesday.READ MORE: ‘Try To Take Our Guns And You’ll Learn,’ Florida Lawmaker Tweets At President Biden
Officers arrested Christina Williams, 52, in connection to the hit and run which left one person critically injured.
Officers said a white Toyota Echo with the Florida tag number U544UI slammed into a person driving a moped near Quantum Boulevard and West Gateway Boulevard and sped off.READ MORE: Broward Sheriff Tony, School Superintendent Cartwright Implement Enhance Safety Measures In Light Of Texas Shooting
Rescue crews rushed the injured moped driver, identified as Larry Thompson, 53, of Lake Worth to Delray Medical Center as a trauma alert. As of Tuesday evening, he was on life support.
As for the alleged driver, police said Williams was later located and arrested at a friend’s house at 525 South C Street in Lake Worth. She is being charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injuriesMORE NEWS: Car Slammed Into Miami Home, Three Dead, Two Hospitalized
During the investigation of the hit and run incident, Eastbound Gateway Boulevard was shut down from Congress Avenue. It was later reopened.