Woman arrested in hit and run crash that seriously injured bicyclist in Lodi

LODI, Wis. — Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman Tuesday who they said struck a bicyclist with her vehicle and drove away.

Crews were called to Highway J near Koltes Road just after 3 p.m. after a caller reported seeing the crash. The bicyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

A Lodi police officer found the vehicle that was allegedly involved in the crash and stopped it. The driver, a 43-year-old woman from Lodi, allegedly showed signs of impairment during the traffic stop.

She was arrested and faces charges of hit and run causing great bodily harm and injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

News 3 Now is not naming the suspect at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. She is currently being held in the Columbia County Jail.