Man Pronounced Dead after DUI Crash near La Palma Avenue

ANAHEIM, CA (September 22, 2022) – Early Sunday night, Juan Venicio Gallardo was arrested after a fatal hit-and-run crash on Fairview Street.

The incident happened around 5:00 p.m., at the 1500 block of South Fairview Street near La Palma Avenue on September 18th.

According to the reports, Gallardo was driving a vehicle when he veered off the road and struck a man who was waiting at the bus stop. Due to the impact of the collision, the male pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries.

In addition, Gallardo fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting authorities.

Medics arrived and transported the male victim to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. However, authorities have not yet released his name or place of residency.

Police later located and arrested Gallardo and held him on $100,000 bail. He was charged with hit-and-run and felony driving under the influence.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.

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