Veronica Maldonado Arrested after El Centro Bicycle Accident on Highway 111
El Centro, California (October 7, 2019) – Veronica R. Maldonado, 31, of El Centro, was arrested following a hit-and-run accident that left a bicyclist dead in El Centro late last month.
The tragic crash occurred Sunday, September 29 on Highway 111.
The CHP said Maldonado was driving a vehicle on Highway 111 when for an unknown reason, her vehicle veered off the road and struck four bicyclists who were heading northbound.
Emeterio Millan, 44, who was one of the bicyclists, died in the crash. Two other victims suffered minor injuries and the third victim had severe injuries.
Maldonado did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. She was later arrested and booked into Imperial County Jail on charges of felony hit-and-run and driving without a license.
The crash remains under investigation.