Suspect Arrested in Point Pleasant Bicyclist Hit-and-Run

Police took a woman into custody and charged her with striking a bicyclist then driving away from the scene in Point pleasant.

According to a statement released by police, on August 10, officers arrested Ms. Brittany Keifer, 26, from Point Pleasant in connection with the hit and run investigation.

Police say Keifer was charged with 4th-degree assault by auto, 3rd degree leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury, motor vehicle summons for reckless driving, motor vehicle summons for leaving the scene of the crash involving injury and motor vehicle summons for failure to report an accident.

According to police, the 14-year-old girl was riding her bike in the area of Route 88 and Sunset Avenue when Keifer allegedly struck and a critically injured her on Thursday at around 10:30 a.m.

Police say the girl was carried on the hood of the vehicle for about two blocks before falling off the car onto the ground.

Keifer was released on a complaint summons.

IMAGE:Is of the victim "Emma Mae" According to Go Fund me