• July 22, 2019

Hit-and-Run Driver Charged in Wednesday Night CO Springs Accident

Hit and run car accident.

Pueblo, CO — Police have identified the driver accused of a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night July 17th in Pueblo.

Investigators say Anthony Vasco, 22, struck a pedestrian with his car at the intersection of E. 19th St. and Norwood Ave., at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim, Robert Lee Arellano, 67, sustained serious injuries and was transported to a hospital where he remained in critical condition as of Friday.

According to reports, Vasco left the scene of the accident, but was apprehended a short time later. 

Vacso was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of a serious bodily injury accident, and vehicular assault. 

We will update this information as more information becomes available.

Source: KRDO

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