Sep 15, 2020 1:20 AM

Hit and run injures one, driver arrested for DUI Monday

Posted Sep 15, 2020 1:20 AM

RENO COUNTY — An arrest was made after a hit and run accident in Reno County Monday afternoon.

According to the Reno County Sheriff's Office, just after noon, deputies were dispatched to 4th Avenue just west of K-96 for an injury accident. A witness told them a brown Ford F150 was northbound as the witness was southbound. The witness saw the truck do a U-turn and go down the southbound off ramp.

The truck did not stop at the stop sign and struck another vehicle driven by a Sterling woman and continued East on 4th and then north on Westridge before the witness lost sight of it. The truck was found at the pond just north of 11th and Bloomville.

The driver, Jimmie Gilbert, appeared intoxicated and was arrested for DUI and other charges. The injured driver of the other vehicle was taken to Hutchinson Regional Medical Center for treatment.