The driver accused of hitting and run accident in Boulder a woman crossing Canyon Boulevard last week has been charged with careless driving resulting in serious injury. Boulder police spokeswoman Dionne Waugh said Zachary Heine, 31, was issued a summons Sunday for careless driving causing bodily injury. Online records do not show a next court appearance at this time.
Careless driving causing bodily injury is a Class 1 traffic offense punishable by up to a year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. According to Boulder police, a 61-year-old woman was crossing Canyon Boulevard at 6:37 a.m. Aug. 15 near the northeast corner of the Boulder Public Library in the 900 block when she was struck by a man driving a white 2017 Nissan Sentra east on Canyon Boulevard.
Police said the woman was in the crosswalk at the time. The woman, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to the Boulder Community Health Foothills Hospital in critical condition, but she was “awake and doing well” the next day. Heine remained on the scene and spoke with investigators. Police do not believe intoxication was a factor.
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