Michael Alvarez Detained in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Cohasset Road near Phlox Way
CHICO, CA (October 13, 2021) — Michael Alvarez faces charges in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Cohasset Road near Phlox Way.
According to reports, the hit-and-run accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday. Under unknown circumstances, 36-year-old Alvarez struck a pedestrian and left the scene. Soon after, paramedics arrived and tended to the victim who suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Shortly after, police came in contact with Alvarez who claimed that he had been the passenger in the car that struck the pedestrian. However, officers found the vehicle, which had been abandoned, and determined that the car was registered under his name.
As a result of the investigation, officers arrested the Chico man and took him to Butte County Jail with a bail set to $100,000.
To reduce the risks of hitting a pedestrian, pay attention to the road and put distractions away. Pedestrians should also be careful of their surroundings and only cross when the road is clear. Everyone has a responsibility to uphold to ensure their safety.
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