Woman accused of fleeing scene of crash that injured pregnant woman now in custody, authorities say

Amanda Wilson, 31, is charged with failure to stop and render aid and unlawfully carrying a weapon in connection with a hit-and-run crash in the Spring area, authorities said.
Amanda Wilson, 31, is charged with failure to stop and render aid and unlawfully carrying a weapon in connection with a hit-and-run crash in the Spring area, authorities said. (Harris County Pct. 4)

SPRING, Texas – The woman wanted in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a pregnant woman injured is now in custody, according to Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman.

According to a news release, the accident happened Sunday around 12:30 p.m. on Cypresswood Drive near the Hardy Toll Road in the Spring area.

Constable deputies responded to the crash. When they arrived, they found that the at-fault driver had fled, leaving the injured people in the other vehicle behind, authorities said.

The occupants of the vehicle, one of whom was pregnant, were transported to a hospital. Authorities did not give an update on their condition.

Constable deputies said after searching, they were able to locate the accused driver of the at-fault vehicle and identified her as 31-year-old Amanda Wilson.

Wilson was found to be in possession of marijuana and a handgun, authorities said. She was arrested and charged with failure to stop and render aid and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

According to Herman, Wilson’s bond was set at $2,600. She is in the Harris County Jail as of this writing.


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