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A Florida woman allegedly admitted that she was using her phone to shop on Amazon while driving when she encountered a sheriff taking a bike ride.
Paige Bergman, 20, is charged with colliding with the police officer while she was behind the wheel of her Hyundai Sonata in Port Orange on Thursday.
She was later arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident that caused her serious bodily harm.
Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood suffered a broken leg, as well as several blows, bruises and cuts.
Chitwood uploaded a video to social media from her hospital bed Thursday night, saying: ‘She [Bergman] says she was shopping on Amazon on her phone when she hit me.
How old is Paige Bergman?
20 years old
Who is Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood – suffered a broken leg, along with various bumps, bruises and cuts?
His dash cam video helped detectives locate Bergman at his home later that night.
His arrest was captured on the police body camera. Vision shows Bergman claiming that he did not stop his car at the time of the accident because he thought he had hit a mailbox.
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The arresting officer tells Bergman’s family: ‘She didn’t hit a mailbox. Do you want to know what she hit her? Mike Chitwood, the sheriff.
Bergman has since been released.
Chitwood is also out of the hospital.
“Imagine if he had been a child or an elderly person on that bike, or if the car veered a couple more centimeters to the right,” he said in his video.
“I consider myself lucky to be back on my feet today,” he said.