Genoa City woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that injures motorcyclist

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Staff | July 1, 2014

BLOOMFIELD--A Genoa City woman was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run car and motorcycle accident on Clover Road in Bloomfield Saturday that left a 22-year-old Lake Geneva man in critical condition, according to a release from the Bloomfield Police Department.

Grant Stier, 22, of Lake Geneva, was critically injured when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a car driven by Tanya O'Neill, 38, of Genoa City about 9:46 p.m. June 28 on Clover Road, just south of U.S. Highway 12, according to the release.

Authorities said  O'Neill fled the scene while officers were responding to the accident.

O'Neill's car was found by the Genoa City police officers, and she was arrested and taken to the Walworth County Jail.

Charges of causing injury/operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and hit and run-injury have been forwarded to the Walworth County District Attorney's Office, the release stated.

Stier was transported by Flight for Life to Aurora Medical Center in Summit.  According to the release he remains in critical condition.

A Gofundme website raising funds for Stier's medical bills, noted Stier's injuries include two broken arms, an open fractured ankle, broken sternum and ribs, a bruised lung and a hole in his spleen. 

The crash remains under investigation.

The Bloomfield Police Department was assisted by the Lake Geneva Police Department, Genoa City Police Department, Town of Linn Police Department, the Walworth County Sheriff's Office and the Bloomfield-Genoa City Fire and Rescue Department.

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