SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police arrested a man Monday suspected of hitting a good Samaritan with his car at Ocean Beach in April before leaving the scene.
According to police, Jaron Hillyer, 27, was arrested for felony hit-and-run, driving with a suspended license and no valid insurance.
Police say Hillyer struck Julio Vazquez on the 2900 block of Sunset Cliffs Boulevard April 9 after Vazquez pulled over to help a couple stranded in their broken-down vehicle.
Following the crash, Vazquez was hospitalized with a broken leg and bruised lung.
After police released a description of Hillyer’s vehicle, police were able to identify and arrest the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.