(Lincoln Police Dept./Associated Press) - In this undated photo provided by the Lincoln Police Department, Lauren Cook is shown. Nebraska star volleyball player Lauren Cook was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an injury accident and ticketed for driving under suspension after an accident that left a motorcyclist with a broken leg. Lincoln, Nebraska police say Cook clipped a motorcyclist who was stopped at the side of a road shortly before noon Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Police found Cook about a half-mile away, her 2007 Toyota 4Runner disabled because of a shredded front tire.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska volleyball star Lauren Cook will be held out of Friday and Saturday’s matches against Michigan and Michigan State after being arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident last weekend.
Coach John Cook, Lauren’s father, said Wednesday that her return depends on how the legal case turns out. She will continue to practice with the team, currently ranked No. 2.
Lincoln police say a motorcyclist’s leg was broken and his passenger was injured when the SUV Lauren Cook was driving clipped the motorcycle stopped on the side of a street.
Police say she called 911 eight minutes after Sunday’s accident. She told police she fled because she was “scared.” Her license had been suspended Oct. 3. She is due in court Tuesday.