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A man who allegedly struck and seriously injured a man in Corona Sunday has been arrested for drunk driving and fleeing the scene of the accident.

The 21-year-old victim was crossing the intersection of 57th Avenue and 99th Street around 3:30 a.m. when a 2001 Nissan Altima struck him, said police.

He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

The driver allegedly abandoned his vehicle at the intersection and fled on foot, but was arrested a short time later, said cops.

Hamlet Gonzalez, 32, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with serious injury, driving while intoxicated and vehicular assault.

 

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