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Cops Arrest Driver Suspected In Boynton Beach Hit & Run

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BOYNTON BEACH (CBSMiami) -- Boynton Beach Police have arrested a woman they say was involved in a hit and run on Tuesday.

Officers arrested Christina Williams, 52, in connection to the hit and run which left one person critically injured.

Officers said  a white Toyota Echo with the Florida tag number U544UI slammed into a person driving a moped near Quantum Boulevard and West Gateway Boulevard and sped off.

Rescue crews rushed the injured moped driver, identified as Larry Thompson, 53, of Lake Worth to Delray Medical Center as a trauma alert. As of Tuesday evening, he was on life support.

As for the alleged driver, police said Williams was later located and arrested at a friend's house at 525 South C Street in Lake Worth. She is being charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injuries

During the investigation of the hit and run incident, Eastbound Gateway Boulevard was shut down from Congress Avenue. It was later reopened.

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