A Lehigh Acres driver was arrested Wednesday after she hit a bicyclist in Immokalee and fled the scene, troopers stated. 

Isabel Maria Irias, 24, faces fees of leaving a scene with critical bodily damage, driving whereas her license was canceled, inflicting a crash with critical bodily damage and failure to yield at a cease intersection, in accordance with a Florida Freeway Patrol report.

The bicyclist, J Justino Alva Garcia, of Immokalee, was taken to NCH North Naples Hospital with critical accidents.

Garcia, sixty nine, was driving a bicycle south on the sidewalk on the east shoulder of State Street 29 in Immokalee, approaching the driveway entry of 603 N. fifteenth St. about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the report states. 

About the identical time, Irias was touring west on the driveway, approaching S.R. 29, troopers stated. As Irias was taking a look at visitors, Garcia started to cross the marked crosswalk, the report states.

Irias’ 2002 Honda Civic then traveled ahead and its entrance left aspect struck the left aspect of Garcia, troopers stated. 

Shortly after the crash, Irias fled, driving north on S.R. 29 earlier than she was stopped by Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies, the report states.

 

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