Jamaicaway hit and run driver confesses
Police have identified the driver accused of hitting a bicyclist on the Jamaicaway Friday afternoon.
The driver is a 16-year-old woman. Police say they found the teen after locating the white van that hit the biker.
The van was found near the crash scene. Officers contacted the van’s owner, who was out of town at the time of the accident. Troopers were directed to the owner’s 16-year-old daughter who confessed to hitting the man on his bike.
The 65-year-old victim is being treated for serious injuries at Beth Israel Hospital. The teen is charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.