Teen driver charged in connection with hit and run

A 19-year-old man is accused of leaving the scene after police say he hit a woman with his car.

According to the Dixon Police Department, around 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 dispatched officers found an injured woman lying in the road.

Police say Keith Shomaker, 19, was arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident. Shomaker also reportedly had a warrant out for his arrest for Criminal Damage to Property and another complaint for theft.

The 25-year-old victim was taken to a Dixon Hospital and then transported to OSF Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria. Police say she is in critical condition.

The Dixon Police Department is still investigating the incident.


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