Felony DUI & Felony Hit and Run Arrest

Felony DUI & Felony Hit and Run Arrest
 Photo: Royal Santos and the wreck
Originally published as a Merced Police Department Facebook post
Merced – Royal Santos (20) was arrested for Felony DUI and hit and run.
On July 9th, Merced Police Department officers responded to the area of Gracey Elementary School for a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. One of the vehicles was flipped upside down and abandoned by the driver.
Officers searched the area and located the driver, Royal Santos, in the 800 block of “U” Street. Santos sustained injuries consistent with the condition of the involved vehicle. Santos also exhibited objective signs of alcohol intoxication.
Officers also located a passenger of one of the vehicles that sustained a traumatic injury to her arm. Santos and the injured passenger were transported to the emergency room for medical treatment.
Officer Calcagno determined through his investigation that alcohol intoxication was a contributing factor in the crash. Santos was arrested for felony DUI and fleeing the scene of a collision that caused a traumatic injury.
The roadway has been cleared for vehicular travel.
Felony DUI & Felony Hit and Run Arrest was last modified: July 16th, 2021 by admin
Categories: Merced
Tags: DUI, hit and run