A 39-year-old Milwaukee man is facing charges after he allegedly ran down a man on a bicycle in Sussex in front of a Waukesha County sheriff’s deputy.
Antwan D. Hogans was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of hit-and-run causing injury, one count of reckless driving and causing injury and one count of operating a vehicle after revocation of his license. If convicted, he faces up to nearly three years in prison and $14,500.
According to the criminal complaint:
At 6:06 a.m. June 3, a deputy was stopped in the westbound lane of Main Street at Waukesha Avenue when he spotted a man on a bicycle and a maroon vehicle in the eastbound lane. The bicyclist then took off on the crosswalk and the maroon car abruptly took off and turned southbound hitting the man on the bike, then speed off.
The deputy went after the car and pulled it over 400 feet from the accident.
Hogans stuck his head out the window and asked why he was being stopped, then began interrupting the deputy and wouldn’t obey commands. He asked the deputy to drag him from the car, but the deputy said no and told him to just unbuckle his seatbelt and get out, which Hogans eventually did.
Hogans insisted he didn’t do anything wrong and didn’t hit anyone. However, the bicyclist said Hogans pulled up to him at the stoplight and said “hey whitey you’ve been sitting at the coroner for a while, you must be pretty important,” which he found strange and the next thing he knew he was hit from behind.
Hogans was placed under arrest and later said the accident was his fault and he wanted to take care of any of the victim’s medical bills.
He will make his initial appearance in court Sept. 24.