David Galvan Arrested for Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 26
Jenny Lind, CA (December 4, 2020) – On Wednesday, one was injured and police arrested 28-year-old David Galvan of Mokelumne Hill in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 26.
The Jenny Lind crash took place at about 5:30 a.m. near Olive Branch Road.
The passenger of a wrecked 2016 Mazda MZ6 sedan was moderately injured.
Immediately after the crash, Galvan, the suspect driver fled the scene on foot
CHP said three dogs were also abandoned in the abandoned car while Galvan left with another dog in hand.
Meanwhile, at around 9:30 a.m. dispatch received calls about a bald male who was profusely sweating.
Apparently, the man asked residents in the area to use their phones.
Furthermore, authorities found Galvan about four miles from the crash site.
At the same time, police determined Galvan used a stolen vehicle from Fremont at the time crash.
Authorities arrested him for hit-and-run, possession of a stolen vehicle, vehicle theft, and animal cruelty.
Also, Galvan sustained minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital.
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