(CBS DETROIT) – A 32-year-old man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run in Detroit.
Daniel Delatorre has been charged with assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, failure to stop at the scene of a serious injury crash and felonious assault.READ MORE: Crime Behind the story: How CBS News analyzed homicide solve rates across the country
It happened Oct. 5 just after 4 a.m. when Detroit police officers were dispatched to a vehicle/pedestrian accident that occurred in the 7400 block of McGraw Street, near Proctor Street.READ MORE: Wayne County Sergeant Searches For Missing Daughter
When police arrived, they saw a 45-year-old man lying in the road. He was transported to a local hospital for his injuries.
Police say an altercation between a group of three men and two other men occurred in a nearby club. The altercation escalated, and those involved were told to leave the club. Police say it’s alleged the 45-year-old man was standing close to the curb on McGraw Street when Delatorre drove his vehicle and intentionally struck the 45-year-old man before he fled the scene.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office later learned the 45-year-old man succumbed to his injuries and the case is currently being reviewed by the Homicide Unit.MORE NEWS: Ex-Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith Set To Turn Himself In To Federal Prison Thursday
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