Harlingen man charged in weekend hit-and-run
A 55-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with a Sunday hit-and-run that hospitalized one person, according to the Harlingen Police Department.
Arnulfo Alvizo Gutierrez was charged with accident involving serious bodily injury, a Wednesday news release from Harlingen police stated.
Police responded to a report of an injured male on the sidewalk near J Street and northbound frontage Sunday at around 7 a.m., police said.
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“The male appeared to have been struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the area,” police said, adding that the unidentified man was taken to a nearby hospital.
During the course of the investigation, the vehicle was located and Gutierrez was identified as the driver.
Gutierrez’s bond was set at $20,000.