More Charges Filed Against Conn. College Student After Scooter Crash

More charges have been filed against a Connecticut College student who police said is accused of hitting a rider on scooter on Route 32 in New London while driving under the influence in November.

New London police said 19-year-old  Sophia Thielman, of Rye Brook, New York, struck a scooter rider, 36-year-old Zachary Chesebro, on Route 32 south near the Waterford line around 12:18 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 and Chesebro was in critical condition after the crash.

Thielman was initially charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs DUI and has pleaded not guilty. 

She has also been charged with second-degree assault with a motor vehicle, reckless driving and posssssion of marijuana. 

Bond was set at $150,000. 

She has pleaded not guilty, according to court documents, and is due in court on May 24. 

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