Man Charged for Hit and Run of 61-Year-Old man in Corpus Christie

CORPUS CHRISTIE, TX –  On December 10, 2020 at approximately 5:56 pm a 61-year-old pedestrian was struck while crossing Gollihar Road near Christie Street. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop, render aid, and then fled the scene.

The Traffic Safety Section Fatal Crash Investigators responded to the scene to investigate and begin the process of solving this hit and run crash. During their investigation they were contacted by a member of the community who gave information on the driver 30-year-old Daniel Cantu.
The Traffic Investigator was able to secure a warrant for arrest with a $100,000.00 bond and on December 11th Daniel Cantu was placed into custody.
We would like to thank our community for their assistance in helping us solve this case.