Driver Charged in Wednesday Night Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident
Pueblo, CO — Police have identified the driver accused of hitting and seriously injuring a pedestrian and then fleeing the scene Wednesday night July 17th in Pueblo.
Investigators say Anthony Vasco, 22, struck a pedestrian with his car at the intersection of E. 19th Street and Norwood Avenue at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday night.
Vasco fled the scene of the accident after the crash. He and the suspect vehicle were later located with a citizen’s assistance.
The pedestrian, 67-year-old Robert Arellano, who sustained numerous serious injuries in the collision, remains hospitalized in a Denver area hospital
Vasco was arrested on charges of DUI, leaving the scene of a serious bodily injury accident, and vehicular assault.
We will update this information as more information becomes available.
Source: The Legal Herald
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