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Hit-and-Run Driver Cited in Wednesday Incident Involving Student

The 36-year-old Greenfield woman was found after a witness was able to identify the company logo from the sticker on her car.

A 36-year-old Greenfield woman faces municipal citations in connection with the hit-and-run accident involving a student on Wednesday morning.

A student was hit while walking across Grand Avenue around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Witnesses were only able to obtain a brief description of the car: as a silver or white car or maybe SUV with some type of a blue and white round sticker on the back. 

On Thursday, a witness called Port police who was able to identify the company logo from the suspect vehicle, and "contact was made with the driver who cooperated with the investigation," a press release from the department said.

The Greenfield woman was issued traffic citations for the failure to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian in an uncontrolled intersection and failure to notify police of an accident.

"According to witnesses, other vehicles had stopped for the victim to cross when another vehicle passed on the right and struck the victim," the press release from Port Washington police said. 

No further charges will be sent to the District Attorney's office in connection to the case, the police department told Patch on Thursday.

No further information was available about the status of the student's injuries; initial reports said the car hit the student "in the left leg and running over her foot." 

There is no crossing guard at the intersection where this incident occurred. 

fm March 28, 2013 at 09:07 PM
they should throw the book at her hitting a student in a crosswalk on her way to school then leaveing the scene thats a felony she needs a little time behind bars to make sure she knows you don't leave an accident scene causing injury for any reason
jackie March 28, 2013 at 09:58 PM
wow.. no charges??.. sigh..
fm March 28, 2013 at 10:59 PM
no charges wheres the justice she must be close friends with somebody hit and run is a felony anywhere alse
Gary Kunich March 29, 2013 at 12:29 PM
No charges??? The driver on a cell phone who killed my son got a $100 ticket for inattentive driving. That's it. They should have automatically taken her phone as evidence to see if she was on it, and she should be brought up on criminal charges. She's only cooperating because she got caught. Had she seriously wanted to cooperate, she would have stopped when she hit the student.
Josh B March 29, 2013 at 03:50 PM
She was probably under the influence of alcohol. That's why she left the scene of the accident. Higher charge for DUI......
fm March 29, 2013 at 08:08 PM
she should have been arrested and jailed on the spot y is this being treated like a parking ticket ! I smell cover a up!
Terry March 29, 2013 at 11:12 PM
I don't understand this at all. Parents in Port Washington may want to remember this if they want to have their kids walk to school. The Port Police Department apparently has no interest in your children's safety.
fm March 30, 2013 at 01:13 AM
Maybe if there was a doughnut stand at the intersection, there would be more police supervision. We need to see stiff charges here.
Chris Pike March 30, 2013 at 05:30 AM
Wow 2 little tickets....What about leaving the scene?... failure to render aid?....hmmmmm...love the quality of Ports Cops....good quality police work boys.... Did the chief let you barneys sign out your 1 bullet? Hope the parents sue the poop out of her and her company. Not enough fame points for the D.A to press for more charges.
Terry March 30, 2013 at 12:25 PM
Knowing a few of their cops, this kinda surprises me. Normally I have always thought of them as maybe being overly heavy handed. *shrug* Maybe it was a administrative decision.
fm April 01, 2013 at 12:06 PM
i guess its not what you do? its who you know!
Saukville resident April 03, 2013 at 01:23 PM
Wow, terrible police work, should be at least a misdemeanor for hit and run. And terrible journalism by the Patch staff. How come some people accused of breaking the law are identified by name and others aren't?
Terry April 03, 2013 at 10:47 PM
That's a good point. Here would be a great opportunity for the staff here at the Patch to do some investigative journalism. How about a follow up here with the department as to why this was handled with tickets?
fm May 05, 2013 at 04:10 PM
well what is the suspects name?

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