SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (July 5, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed in a fatal hit and run accident on Wednesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:00 pm in the 1100 block of West Warner Avenue near Bristol Street. A pedestrian was struck by a white Ford Explorer that immediately fled the scene.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Explorer turned himself in on Thursday morning, and was identified as Roberto Mateo Garcia. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”