WESTBORO (CBS) — A woman has been cited for hitting a cyclist while driving in Westboro on July 5.
Police announced Tuesday that they issued a citation to Anwesa Sengupta, 46, of South Grafton, for negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to stay in the marked lanes.READ MORE: MBTA Expert Says Trolley Accidents Like Friday's Crash Typically Caused By 'Human Error'
According to police, Sengupta was traveling west on West Main Street but crossed the yellow lines and struck a woman riding her bike on the other side. She then failed to stop immediately and traveled about an eighth of a mile with the bicyclist on her car before pulling over.READ MORE: Jamaica Pond Closes Water Activities Until Further Notice Due To Algae Bloom
Investigators said there were no mechanical defects with the car.
The crash left bicyclist 48-year-old Mary Beth Maloney, of Westboro, with serious injuries. Maloney is still recovering in a Worcester hospital.MORE NEWS: Service Resumes On Green Line Hours After Crash, Operator On Leave
Sengupta will be arraigned in Westboro District Court at a later date.