Woman accused of assault after hitting pedestrian with truck in St. Francois County

Updated: Apr. 19, 2015 at 10:33 AM CDT
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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 24-year-old Park Hills, Missouri woman had to be flown to a St. Louis hospital after being hit by a truck.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it happened Saturday night on a private road in the Lake Hannah Development in St. Francois County, Missouri.

Police say the Park Hills woman was hit and the driver left the scene.

The woman was airlifted to a St. Louis area hospital with serious injuries.

The Patrol says 43-year-old Lisa Coplin, 43, from Pilot Knob, Missouri, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and assault first degree.

Coplin was taken to the St. Francois County Jail.

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