RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — Authorities have arrested a driver suspected in two hit-and-runs in one day in Rancho Cordova this week.
The first incident was reported on Tuesday morning near Mather Field Road and Rockingham Drive.READ MORE: Homemade Pipe Bomb Found In Front Of South Sacramento Elementary School
Rancho Cordova police say the suspect took off by the time officers could get to the scene, but traffic cameras were able to identify the car as a silver Dodge Durango.
Later in the afternoon, police say another hit-and-run happened, this time along Point East Drive. Again, the suspect was identified as driving a silver Dodge Durango. This time, however, they also were able to get the driver’s license plate.READ MORE: Sutter Health Short On Vaccines As Blue Shield Takes Over Distribution
With that information, investigators were able to identify the driver and officers soon showed up at his residence.
Officers say the suspect’s vehicle was inside an open garage – with the same markings that were seen in the traffic camera video.
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The driver, 22-year-old Rancho Cordova resident Tanner Fitzhugh, was arrested and is now facing several charges. His car has also been impounded, police say.