An Uber driver who struck an electric scooter rider and fled the scene over the weekend has been arrested, police said.
Hans Daniel Duran-Nieves, 24, surrendered to police Monday to face a charge of leaving the scene of a crash without serious injury in the Sunday morning crash, police said.
According to an arrest report, Duran-Nieves was driving his Toyota sedan with a passenger in the area of Alton Road and 11th Street around 3 a.m. Sunday when he struck the scooter rider, identified as Michaela Mateos.
Duran-Nieves had been trying to pass the scooter, the report said.
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Mateos was knocked into the roadway where she was run over by another car, whose driver stayed at the scene.
Duran-Nieves stopped, got out of his car for less than a minute, then fled the scene, the report said.
Mateos was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries, but suffered a broken left tibia.
Duran-Nieves told investigators he knew he had hit the woman but fled because he was nervous, the report said.
Duran-Nieves was taken into custody. Attorney information wasn't available.