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Hit and run in Santa Maria leaves one injured

Posted at 7:18 AM, Mar 21, 2023

Monday night, a hit-and-run in Santa Maria left one person injured.

At 7:49 p.m., Santa Maria Police responded to a traffic incident near Bunny and Broadway that involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.

According to officers, the adult male pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk when a vehicle drove out of a parking lot and hit him.

Police say the driver continued to drag him for several feet before running him over.

The pedestrian ended up with moderate injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Officers searched video surveillance in the area and ended up finding the driver and the vehicle at a trailer park.

Police identified the driver as Adolfo Zafra Dominguez, a 48-year-old Santa Maria resident.

Dominguez was arrested and booked into the Santa Barbara North County Jail on suspicion of felony hit and run and driving without a license.