Two Arrested After Hit And Run Accident In Utica
Two Utica residents were arrested following a hit and run accident on Dudley Avenue.
45-year old Isaac Padiet and 19-year old Halima Mohamed are facing numerous charges, including DWI,resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and harassment.
Utica Police say Mohamed, who was driving the car, allegedly switched positions with Padiet and the pair fled the scene.
Officers stopped the vehicle on Albany Street near Rutger Street and while Padiet was being interviewed outside the car, he tried to jump back into the vehicle and drive away.
Mohamed then tired to flee on foot and when an officer tried to stop her, she allegedly punched him in the face while yelling obscenities
The officer declined medical treatment.