Gilbert Sanchez Faces DUI and Hit-and-Run Charges after Traffic Accident in Rancho Cucamonga
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (July 20, 2021) – Police arrested Gilbert Sanchez for DUI and hit-and-run after a traffic accident in Rancho Cucamonga on July 8.
The accident happened around 8:46 p.m. in the area of Milliken Avenue and Victoria Park Lane. Sheriff’s deputies said the 50-year-old Moreno Valley man was traveling at an unsafe speed northbound on Milliken, ran a red light and collided with another vehicle.
The impact caused Sanchez’s vehicle to roll over. Sanchez then got out his vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
The other driver sustained injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
Deputies conducted an area check and located Sanchez walking northbound on Milliken. While detaining Sanchez, deputies could smell a strong odor of an alcohol beverage on Sanchez’s breath. They arrested and booked him into the West Valley Detention Center at $100,000 bail.
The Rancho Cucamonga Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident. They asked anyone with further information to contact them at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463).
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