Harlingen man charged in weekend hit-and-run

1 year 6 days 23 hours ago Wednesday, November 23 2022 Nov 23, 2022 November 23, 2022 7:18 PM November 23, 2022 in News - Local

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.

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