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Ridgeway man arrested for causing an accident and fleeing the scene

Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2021 10:55 AM

The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office reports a two vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon.

28-year-old Luis Zamora Sitan of Ridgeway was westbound on Town Line Road at 4:30 p.m. while 72-year-old Patricia Huber of Decorah was southbound on US Highway 52.  Zamora Sitan failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of Town Line Road and US Highway 52, and struck Huber's vehicle, causing it to roll. Zamora Sitan fled the scene of the accident and was located later walking on Town Line Road.

Zamora Sitan was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident, Failure to Obey Stop Sign, and No Driver's License. The accident caused $35,000 of damage.