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Hearing set in hit-and-run

Thursday, February 19, 2015 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

Amanda Miller, 21, of Bath, will appear for her preliminary hearing March 11, 1:30 p.m. in Magisterial District Court, West 21st Street, Northampton, on hit-and-run charges stemming from a Jan. 16 incident.

Northampton Borough Police reported a vehicle she was driving struck a 10-year-old girl. Miller, according to police, fled the scene of the accident.

Miller was placed in Northampton Count Prison initially on $5,000 bail by District Judge Danel Corpora. She is now free on bail, posted by her mother, Tammy Weist of Bath.

Northampton Borough police charged Miller with refusing to stop to render aid and failure to report the incident to police.

The victim was walking to Colonel John Siegfried Elementary School on Main and Bridge streets the morning of Jan. 16 when struck by Miller's 1993 Oldsmobile, police said.

The child was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. The child has since returned home.

Police reports note the girl's shoes fell off after impact.

Police were able to identify Miller through a surveillance camera attached to private property between Ninth and 10th streets.

Miller saw the accident report on WFMZ-TV, Channel 69. Police went to Miller's residence where they located the vehicle and Miller.