Hit-and-run driver caught after fleeing on foot

San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a 19-year-old Fresno woman after she collided her vehicle into a parked car and a house.

According to SLOPD, officers were dispatched on Monday around 9 p.m. to the area of Lincoln and Chorro streets to a reported hit and run traffic collision. Police say upon arrival to the area, they discovered a car parked in front of 849 Lincoln had been side-swiped. They saw a second collision scene on the corner of Lincoln and Mission streets.

19-Year-Old Mia Fisher

According to SLOPD, the driver was seen by witnesses, fleeing the area on foot. The driver, according to police, was located several blocks away by an officer and detained until positively identified by witnesses.

Police say the driver was identified as Mia Fisher, 19, of Fresno. Fisher was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and two counts of hit and run. During the investigation, police say Fisher became violent with investigating officers and was also charged with two counts of battery on a police officer and one count of resisting arrest. Bail for Fisher was set at $5,000.

No bystanders were injured, although Fisher did receive superficial abrasions from the collisions and resulting air bag deployment. Police say Fisher’s vehicle crashed through a fence and into a parked vehicle in the driveway of the residence. The force of the collision pushed the parked vehicle into the house causing minor damage to the house. The resident, according to SLOPD, was not home at the time of the collision.

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Ben Banuchi has been a journalist in the Atascadero/Paso Robles area since 2002, and is currently a freelance writer and reporter. He can be contacted at bbanuchi@unitedreporting.com