Pacifica driver arrested for hitting a cabbie, fleeing

PACIFICA (BCN) — A witness followed an allegedly drunk driver home after watching her hit a cab driver pushing his disabled car out of the road in Pacifica on Saturday, according to police.

The cab driver broke down on southbound state Highway 1 near the Moose Lodge at about 11:25 p.m., police said. The driver got out of the car and was pushing it off the road when he was hit by another car.

The driver of the second car fled the area. A witnessed followed the driver to her Pacifica home and called the police.

Officers arrived and arrested the driver, identified as 58-year-old Denise Dolan. Dolan was booked into jail on suspicion of DUI causing injury, DUI while on probation and felony hit-and-run causing injury, police said.

The cab driver was not taken to a hospital but may have suffered a fractured leg in the collision, police said.

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