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Man arrested after hit-and-run leaves injured cyclist in Bath



Bath, New York – After a hit-and-run accident that “seriously injured” a person on a bike, a Bath man has been arrested.

A 23-years-old, Thomas Stark, was arrested after Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle-bicycle accident on State Route 415 in the Town of Bath.

Stark was allegedly driving without a license or privilege to drive in New York, hit the bicyclist, and then left the scene. The Sheriff’s Office said “bicyclist was seriously injured” and was airlifted to a trauma center.

According to Bath Police, stark was found and charged with first-degree Reckless Endangerment (a class-D felony), Leaving the Scene of a Serious Injury Crash (a class-E felony), and third-degree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation.

Bath Volunteer Fire and Bath Ambulance assisted in the accident.

Stark was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.