Pueblo Police investigate a double Hit-and-Run with Serious Bodily Injury from a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic crash.
On Tuesday, June 20th, 2023, at approximately 9:30 P.M., officers responded to the 3400 block of Skateboard Lane for a report of a person who had been run over by a vehicle.
Prior to the officers arriving on scene, they were told that the person driving the vehicle, who was later identified as 38-year-old Tammi Salazar, was driving away.
When officers arrived, they found an adult female and an adult male who had both been hit by Salazar’s vehicle. Both victims were transported to a local hospital. One of the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries and one of the victims was later transferred to a different hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries.
Salazar returned to the scene while officers were still conducting their investigation and was arrested for numerous traffic-related crimes. Tammi was booked into jail for Vehicular Assault, Leaving the Scene of an Accident-Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, Careless Driving Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, Driving Under the Influence, Driving Under the Influence Per Se and Driving Under Restraint.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed, and reviewed. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.