Blotter: Police charge pickup driver in accident with bicyclist

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A man was arrested Wednesday after he failed to stop and render aid to a bicyclist he allegedly struck, police said.

Officer Shane Kizer, spokesman for the Denton Police Department, said 33-year-old Uriel Carmona-Garcia was charged with failure to stop and render aid Wednesday night and was booked into city jail.

Officers responded to an accident after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Campbell and McKinney streets that involved a motor vehicle and bicyclist. The bicyclist was crossing Campbell Street when he was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup that fled the scene, according to reports.

The 45-year-old bicyclist was taken to Denton Regional Medical Center with a suspected broken leg, Kizer said.

Further investigation led officers to Carmona-Garcia, and he was placed under arrest, police said.

The accident investigation is ongoing.

Other reports

1000 block of Hebron Parkway — A 40-year-old woman suffered broken bones after her car was struck by a train Thursday in Lewisville, Lewisville Police Capt. Kevin Deaver said.

The woman was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with broken extremities, he said.

The accident occurred at about 3:45 p.m. Thursday and caused some minor traffic congestion for a brief period of time, he said. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the collision.

The woman was driving a silver Hyundai at the time.

4400 block of Interstate 35 — A 21-year-old hotel clerk reported a robbery to police shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

According to Denton police reports, the hotel clerk said that a tall, thin, black male wearing a gray sweatshirt pointed a gun at him and ordered him to place money from the cash drawer into a bag.

Police said the clerk cooperated and the suspect left the location on foot. No arrests have been made at this time.

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday:

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 705 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Fifty-seven people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 254 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 23 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 12 medical calls, one bomb scare (no bomb) and assisted one agency.

Argyle firefighters responded to two medical calls. Argyle police responded to four traffic calls and one medical call and assisted one motorist.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic incident. Aubrey police responded to seven traffic calls and one traffic incident.

Bartonville police responded to one traffic call.

Corinth police assisted three motorists and responded to one medical call, one noise complaint, one ordinance violation, three suspicious activity calls, 28 traffic calls, one traffic incident and seven animal complaints.

Double Oak police assisted two agencies and responded to four traffic calls.

Hickory Creek police assisted two agencies and responded to one reckless driver, 22 traffic calls and one traffic incident.

Justin police assisted two agencies and responded to one assault, seven traffic calls and two suspicious activity calls.

Krum firefighters responded to one odor investigation and one traffic incident. Krum police assisted two agencies and one motorist and responded to two harassment calls and one animal complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to eight medical calls.

Lewisville police made nine arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to two medical calls. Little Elm police responded to one burglary, one criminal mischief report, three disturbance calls, two noise complaints, two ordinance violations, one theft report, three welfare concerns and four animal complaints.

North East police assisted two agencies and responded to one traffic call.

Northlake police assisted two agencies and responded to one suspicious activity call and one traffic call.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one smoke investigation. Oak Point police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to one traffic call.

Ponder firefighters responded to one traffic incident. Ponder police responded to one noise complaint.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one medical call and two traffic incidents. Pilot Point police responded to two suspicious activity calls, one traffic call, one traffic incident and one animal complaint.

Sanger police assisted two agencies and responded to one forgery report, one narcotics call, two traffic calls, one traffic incident and two animal complaints.

The Colony firefighters assisted one agency.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call. Trophy Club police responded to one medical call and one criminal trespass call.

— Megan Gray

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