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Sparks Police arrest suspected hit-and-run driver

Angulo Moreno was arrested for two counts of leaving the scene of a crash causing personal...
Angulo Moreno was arrested for two counts of leaving the scene of a crash causing personal injury in connection with a hit-and-run in Sparks.(Sparks Police Dept.)
Published: Jun. 28, 2021 at 3:59 AM PDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2021 at 6:23 PM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE, 6/28: A man is in police custody in connection with a hit-and-run crash that injured two women in Sparks.

On Monday, investigators reportedly found the suspect vehicle and interviewed the driver, 22-year-old Angulo Moreno. Police say Moreno was arrested for two counts of leaving the scene of a crash causing personal injury; both felonies.

If there are any other witnesses to the crash or people with knowledge of this incident, they’re still urged to contact the Sparks Police Department.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sparks Police are looking for the driver of a pickup that hit two women in a crosswalk and drove away.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Sunday, June 27 at Prater Way and 15th Street.

One of the victims suffered significant injuries to her face. The other suffered shoulder and arm injuries. Both were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators say the suspect vehicle is a white Chevrolet Silverado quad-cab pickup with tinted windows. The truck has chrome running boards with a black rubber overlay on the portion under each door. It was last seen headed north on Rock Boulevard.

A photo of the suspect truck wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in Sparks.
A photo of the suspect truck wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in Sparks.(Secret Witness)

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash. If you know anything call Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900. A $750 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

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