Woman arrested in connection with hit-and-run that seriously injured CSU student
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Police have arrested the driver accused of hitting a Colorado State University student who was riding his bike on Nov. 6.
Fort Collins police arrested Amanda Miller, 31, of Cheyenne, Wyo. late Friday night in connection with the hit-and-run that seriously injured 21-year-old CSU student Michael Patterson.
Police responded to the intersection of Laurel and Shields streets just after 6 p.m. on Nov. 6, after reports that a car hit a cyclist and then drove off.
The investigation revealed that both the cyclist and a white sedan with were traveling north on Shields Street, when the cyclist turned in front of the car and was hit.
According to police, the driver of the sedan stopped and got out of her car for a short period of time before getting back into her vehicle and leaving the scene.
Investigators later found that Miller was driving a white 2003 Infifiti sedan at the time of the accident.
Miller was arrested on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury.
Patterson was taken to the Medical Center of the Rockies and treated for serious injuries after the accident. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Police are not releasing a mug shot of the suspect at this time because the incident is still under investigation.