Lucio Luna Detained after Striking Pedestrian in Santa Ana
SANTA ANA, CA (July 1, 2019)– A pedestrian suffered injuries Friday evening after a hit-and-run driver identified as Lucio Luna, struck him on West 1st Street.
Authorities responded to the collision around 10:37 p.m., on West 1st Street. According to reports, the man was crossing in a marked crosswalk at the time. There, an eastbound dark-colored Toyota Camry struck him.
Officers found the victim down in the roadway with a faint pulse and slow breathing. Police officers reacted with haste and performed CPR on the injured victim.
Orange County Fire Department arrived to transport him to a nearby hospital for further treatment. However, there has been no update on his current condition.
The driver of the vehicle was nowhere on site. However, police issued a news release Saturday morning describing the hit-and-run vehicle with possible severe damage to the front-end.
When a tip about a car matching the description reached police officers, police located 48-year-old Luna and booked him into Orange County Jail on suspicion of felony hit-and-run DUI.
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