Woman resists arrest after hit-and-run involving bicyclist

Kori Beth Hague, 25, backed into bicyclist at intersection, police said


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A woman resisted arrest for a hit-and-run crash involving a bicycle on Northeast 39 Avenue Sunday.

Kori Beth Hague, 25, stopped at a traffic light at 200 Northeast 39 Avenue and pulled past the stop bar in the road. -- and when she backed up, she struck a bicyclist who was behind her, police said. Hague immediately fled the scene and was followed by a witness, police said.

Officers stopped Hague at 500 Northeast 9 Street with the witnesses still following her.

Hague denied being involved in the crash and showed signs of intoxication, police said.

Police said they tried to conduct a field sobriety test, but Hague refused all testing and physically resisted her arrest -- even kicking the arresting officer twice while being put in the officer’s car.

Hague has been charged with DUI with injury, leaving the scene with injury and resisting arrest, police said.