A man and two women have been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a man dead in Santa Ana, police said on Monday.
The crash occurred at Edinger Avenue and Fairview Street around 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the Santa Ana Police Department.
Police said the man was walking westbound across Fairview Street near the intersection at Dahl Lane when he was struck by a vehicle driving south on Fairview. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, identified as Ramiro Garcia, took off from the area, and drove nearly two miles before crashing in the 1900 block of Chestnut Avenue, police said. Garcia allegedly got out of the car and ran away.
He was booked at Santa Ana Jail and faces charges of felony hit and run, driving with a suspended license and violating probation, according to Santa Ana police.
Garcia’s sister, Rosa Garcia, and sister-in-law, Janette Cuevas, were both arrested and booked at Santa Ana Jail in connection with the fatal crash. Both face charges of being accessories to a felony and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
Anyone with information is are asked to contact Santa Ana Police Department 714- 245-8216.
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