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Santa Ana Police Department
Friday October 28th, 2016 :: 11:39 a.m. PDT
Advisory

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN VEHICLE VS BICYCLE HIT AND RUN COLLISION

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN VEHICLE VS BICYCLE HIT AND RUN COLLISION

Arrested: Christopher Rosalino Carrasco (20) Garden Grove

Summary: On Thursday, 10-27-2016 at 9:40pm, Officers responded to the area of 17th/Fairview for a hit and run traffic collision. Officers were advised by witnesses that two vehicles (a white truck and a black passenger car) were racing northbound Fairview from Civic Center. The white truck struck a bicyclist who was riding near the east curb line of Fairview north of the river bed. The bicyclist was knocked down and sustained significant injuries. He was transported to a local trauma hospital for treatment. The victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.

At approximately 1130pm, Christopher Rosalino Carrasco (20) driving a 2013 Chevy truck white in color returned to the scene of the accident and contacted investigating officers. Carrasco advised officers that he was involved in the collision they were investigating. Officers interviewed Carrasco, based on that interview and evidence at the scene Carrasco was arrested and booked into SAPD Jail for California Vehicle Code Section 2001(a) Hit and Run Collision with injuries.

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Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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