SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Santa Ana police are searching for one of two drivers who hit a teenage girl as she was running through moving traffic.
The incident, which was caught on camera at Santa Ana College, happened Monday on 17th and Bristol streets.READ MORE: 'Gentle And Generous Soul': Bruno, LA Zoo's 42-Year-Old Orangutan, Dies Suddenly
KCAL9’s Michele Gile reports that the high school sophomore was technically at fault because she was running against a red light.
However, the two drivers, one in a red truck and the other in a black sedan, fled the scene after briefly stopping.
“Yeah, I can’t explain it. They were there for some period of time. They just never identified themselves to any law enforcement personnel…left the scene,” Santa Ana police Officer Weston Hadley said.READ MORE: CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kicks Off For 2021
The teen injured her leg.
Officials said a Good Samaritan followed one of the fleeing drivers while calling 911.
A 32-year-old man in the red truck was eventually arrested for hit-and-run, as well as driving without a license.
“[We’re still looking for] the driver of the black vehicle. Gets out…goes over, looks like she makes contact with the pedestrian, and then leaves,” Hadley said.MORE NEWS: Several Small Burbank Shops Targeted In Early Morning Burglary Spree
Anyone with information on the crime was asked to call (714) 245-8665.