November 9, 2014- a hit and run vehicle accident leaves a toddler fatally wounded, in Tulare County. The pedestrian collision took place in Porterville, on Sunday, at about 6 PM.
Angeles Moreno, 3 years old, and her family were out buying some ice cream, from a ice cream truck at Tyler Avenue. She, and two other children,walked out to the truck, when a car, driven by Adolfo Balbuena, drove through a fence and into the truck.
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo pinned the three kids to the truck, before Balbuena back up and drove away. It has been reported that he was driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Moreno was rushed to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia. She was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The two other children and one of the truck’s vendors suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Balbeuna was apprehended a short time later. He was found hiding in a yard and was not hurt in the crash. Officials have now reported that he is in the country illegally.