41-Year-Old Man Dead after Hit-and-Run Crash near Bell Road

PHOENIX, AZ (October 5, 2022) – 41-year-old Daniel Callanta was killed in a hit-and-run crash, early Sunday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m., police responded to the scene near Bell Road on October 2nd. 

According to reports, Even Alamos Santivanez was driving a vehicle when he struck Callanta in the area. Upon impact, Santivanez fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim. Medics arrived and transported Callanta to a nearby hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Officers later located and arrested 21-year-old Santivanez with two counts of manslaughter and hit-and-run resulting in death.

According to Annalisa, Daniel’s friend, they were moving their carts when the vehicle struck them and drove away.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Daniel Callanta.

The sudden loss of a loved one one is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that legal decisions have to be made. Their experienced litigators can help with your situation. They are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of a medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. For more accident news, click here.

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