UPDATE: Driver charged after running over Mason police officer

Officer Scott Miller (Source Mason Police)
Officer Scott Miller (Source Mason Police)

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

MASON, OH (FOX19) - The driver involved in an accident that injured a Mason Police officer last weekend has been identified.

Eleanor Donovan, 77, of Mason, was issued a traffic citation for failing to stop/leaving the scene of an accident. She will appear in Mason Municipal Court on Tuesday March 16, 2010.

Donovan turned herself in to police on Friday evening, telling them she was the driver of the vehicle that struck Officer Scott Miller while he was directing traffic outside St. Susanna Church on Feb. 28.

Police say she told them that she became scared and disoriented after the crash.

Officer Miller was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released. Miller returned to the hospital earlier to day to have his condition checked.

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