Christopher Roman Arrested Following DUI Hit-and-Run Crash near West C Street [Colton, CA]
33-Year-Old Man Dead, 19-Year-Old Motorist Arrested after Hit-and-Run Accident near Pennsylvania Avenue
COLTON, CA (January 11, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, police tracked down and arrested Christopher Roman after hitting and killing a pedestrian.
The incident happened at around 1:25 a.m., December 24th, when police received reports and responded near the intersection of West “C” Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
According to authorities, officers arrived at the scene and found a 33-year-old man unconscious on the highway.
Furthermore, police have yet to release the identity of the pedestrian, pending the notification of the next of kin.
Meanwhile, the driver involved, later identified as 19-year-old Roman, was seen fleeing the scene and drove westbound on C Street.
Consequently, police later located Roman he was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges.
Colton authorities will release additional information as it becomes available.
Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.
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