SAN MATEO (CBS SF) – A San Mateo man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that critically injured a bicyclist on New Year’s Day.
According to police, the cyclist was struck in the area of Tilton Avenue and North Humboldt Street around 9:30 a.m. on January 1. The victim, identified as a 68-year-old man from San Mateo, was hospitalized in critical condition.READ MORE: KPIX Original Report: SF Mission Bay Sidewalks Sinking But City Won't Fix 'Private Property'
As of Thursday, the victim remains in critical condition at a local trauma center.
Police said the suspect, later identified as 28-year-old Cesar Barillas Aguilar, turned himself into police later that day and that the case was sent to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s office.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Airlifted To Hospital After Crash Near Bethel Island
On Wednesday, the DA’s office issued a $50,000 arrest warrant for Barillas Aguilar and he was arrested at his home shortly after.
According to jail records, Barillas Aguilar is facing charges of felony hit-and-run and driving a motor vehicle without a license. Barrilas Aguilar is being held at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City and is scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.MORE NEWS: COVID: Vaccine Deadline Looms For San Jose Police; Mayor Says 85% Officers Vaccinated
Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to contact Sgt. Craig Collom at 650-522-7742 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tips can also be submitted anonymously at http://tinyurl.com/SMPDTips or by calling 650-522-7676.