Drunk Driver Arrested after Fatal DUI Crash near La Palma Avenue
ANAHEIM, CA (September 22, 2022) – Early Sunday night, Juan Venicio Gallardo was arrested after a hit-and-run crash on Fairview Street.
The incident happened on September 18th, at around 5:00 p.m. near 1500 South Fairview Street.
According to the reports, a man was waiting at a bus stop when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Gallardo. The impact of the collision left the victim with serious wounds. Meanwhile, Gallardo fled the scene, failing to render aid to the injured man.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene shortly afterward and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. However, the extent of his injuries was too severe and medics pronounced him dead on Monday. At this time, the victim’s identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.
Police later arrested Gallardo and held him on $100,000 bail. Aurthorities charged him with hit-and-run and felony driving under the influence.
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