**Updated 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15

Mount Pleasant police had a busy Saturday answering a call for a large fight involving parents attending kids’ football games at Haban Park and at least four calls for accidents, one of which was a hit-and-run.

Officers responded at 3:22 p.m. Saturday to Haban Park for a report of a large fight apparently sparked by youth football team rivalries involving players, parents, and coaches. While police were en route, Dispatch advised some 30 people may have been involved and that a driver fled the scene after striking a pedestrian.

That driver, identified as 31-year-old Juan Bahena, of Racine, struck a 15-year-old in the face before getting into his car and trying to flee the scene. On his way out of the parking lot, he hit a car and then also hit a 40-year-old man. Bahena later turned himself in to MPPD.

Police say that before getting hit by the car, the 40-year-old man was hit in the face by 17-year-old Cameron Mosley. The man was transported to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s for treatment of his injuries from both the fight with Mosley and getting hit by the car. He was later released.

Officers did catch up to Mosley after he fled the scene and booked him into the Racine County Jail on charges of battery and disorderly conduct.

Bahena was also booked into the Racine County Jail and is facing felony charges of first degree recklessly endangering safety, physical abuse of a child, disorderly conduct; hit-and-run causing injury; and misdemeanor charges of operating without a valid drivers license and reckless driving. He is still in jail on a $25,000 cash bond and had his initial appearance adjourned until Tuesday.

 

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