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Samuel Perez Arrested Hit-and-Run Crash Wasco E Street

Samuel Perez Arrested Hit-and-Run Crash Wasco E Street

Samuel Perez hit-and-run Wasco

Reckless Driver Samuel Perez, 66, Suspect in Wasco Hit-and-Run Crash

WASCO, CA (July 13, 2021) – Authorities detained Samuel Perez after a hit-and-run crash on E Street in Wasco.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office determined that the 66-year-old man seriously injured a pedestrian on Sunday afternoon.

The incident began when Samuel Perez was driving a car along E Street in Wasco. At the same time, a 78-year-old pedestrian was crossing in the 700 block of the road.

Deputies said Samuel Perez then struck the victim. The Bakersfield Californian and Kern Golden Empire wrote that the accident took place on July 11 around 2:30 p.m.

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found the pedestrian who ended up suffering from major injuries as a result of the collision.

Pedestrian Hit by Car on E Street

Medical personnel took the patient to a hospital and listed them in stable condition. Officials did not release the name of the wounded party.

Meanwhile, officers affirmed that Samuel Perez did not stop to help and fled the area. They soon located him in the 1900 block of D Street and arrested him.

Authorities booked Samuel Perez into the Central Receiving Facility on suspicion of felony hit-and-run causing injury and reckless driving.

They also charged him with resisting or delaying arrest, possession of a controlled substance and driving without a license, The Wasco hit-and-run crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information can call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness at 661-322-4040.


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