Blood On Car Bumper Dead Giveaway For Hit-And-Run Suspect

LANCASTER (CBS) — A 50-year-old man was fatally struck by a suspected drunken driver, who police later nabbed at a checkpoint after noticing blood on his car’s bumper.

Police detained 25-year-old Isidro Peralta, of Littlerock, after deputies at a drunken driving and license checkpoint noticed his Ford Mustang had blood on the bumper and a shattered windshield.

Officers later found Curley Junior Ross’s body on 10th Street West near Avenue J-8 and booked Peralta on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence, deputies said.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)


More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio

Listen Live