Hit & Run Suspect Arrested

A Clifton man is under arrest for a hit and run accident that left a man seriously injured Sunday night.

Roberto Salas– Juarez is facing a slew of charges including vehicular assault, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.

Colorado State Patrol says Salas– Juarez drove the wrong way on Highway 50 and crashed head on into 48–year–old Danny Daniels of Hotchkiss.

Daniels was taken to St. Mary's Hospital with serious injuries but is now listed in good condition.

Troopers say Salas–Jaurez fled the scene leaving behind a new Nissan with fake plates on it.

He's behind bars at the Mesa County Jail.