BATH, N.Y. (WETM) – A Bath man has been arrested for a hit-and-run accident that “seriously injured” a person on a bike.
Thomas Stark, 23, 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.
Stark was later found in by Bath Police 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.
Stark was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.
Bath Ambulance and Bath Volunteer Fire assisted in the accident.