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TPD find and arrest suspect from hit and run

Posted at 6:30 PM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 08:45:20-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Traffic detectives have found the suspect involved in a hit and run collision from March 12 that caused a victim to be hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Per TPD's press release, investigators followed tips to find 58-year-old Juan Moreno Urrea and his gold Nissan Sentra, which matched descriptions of the suspect vehicle from the collision scene.

Urrea was arrested on felony charges of Leaving the Scene of a serious injury collision and booked into Pima County Jail.

TPD confirmed that the victim is currently still hospitalized in critical condition.