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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Fort Smith man arrested in hit-and-run that sent 33-year-old to medical facility

Fort Smith Police arrested Victor Pedro Domingo in a hit-and-run accident that left one pedestrian severely injured on Wednesday afternoon, February. 17.

The incident occurred at the intersection of North 45th and N J Streets at approximately 3 PM.

Domingo admitted to driving the dark blue Chevrolet Malibu that struck 33-year-old Juan Antonio Castillo, who was being pulled on an inner tube by his father driving a van with the tube attached by a rope.

The Malibu was determined to be traveling too fast for conditions as it came through the intersection. Breath tests were administered to both drivers in the incident. Neither individual is suspected of being intoxicated.

Castillo has been transported to a hospital outside of our area with life-threatening injuries. At the time of this release, he remains in critical condition. Domingo was booked on charges of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, no driver's license, and too fast for conditions.

He is being held on a $50,000 cash bond per the Sebastian County Prosecutor’s Office.

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