Felony Hit & Run Driver Apprehended for March Collision

Watsonville, Ca – Felony Hit & Run driver apprehended. On March 9, 2019, CHP responded to a Hit & Run collision involving two pedestrians at Pinto Lake County Park located at 757 Green Valley Road. An errant driver of a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu struck two pedestrians, pinning a 28-year-old female from Aptos between the Chevrolet and a parked car causing a severe leg injury. Additionally, a 12-year-old female from Watsonville sustained minor injuries during the collision. The driver of the Chevrolet fled the scene on foot and was not identified at the time of the collision.

CHP conducted a complex investigation and identified the driver responsible for the collision. On June 26, 2019, Domitilia Fransisco Moreno, a 22-year-old Watsonville resident, was arrested for Felony Hit & Run and driving while unlicensed. Moreno was booked without further incident at the Santa Cruz County Jail.