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Dublin driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run injury 17-year-old

Nicole Wieland, 26, also charged with vehicle theft after Vomac Road-Shannon Avenue collision

A Dublin driver has been arrested in connection with a

hit-and-run collision that injured a pedestrian.

Nicole Wieland, 26, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and vehicle theft, according to Dublin police.

On June 29 at 8:50 p.m., Dublin Police Services and the Alameda

County Fire Department responded to the area of Vomac Road and Shannon Avenue on a report of a hit-and-run collision involving a passenger vehicle and a 17-year-old pedestrian.

The victim suffered serious injuries in the incident and was

transported to the hospital. The victim has since returned home and is recovering from his injuries.

During a search of the area the following morning, police located

a possible suspect vehicle that had damage to its right front that was consistent with evidence discovered at the scene of the collision, police said.

Police said Wieland came forward as the driver of the vehicle and

provided a statement to officers. Wieland was taken into custody on $100,000 felony and $25,000 misdemeanor warrants, police said.

Dennis Culver, Bay City News

— Bay City News Service

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