Omahan surrenders to police in hit-and-run that injured 2 girls - Omaha.com
Published Friday, July 26, 2013 at 4:28 am / Updated at 4:30 am
Omahan surrenders to police in hit-and-run that injured 2 girls

An Omaha man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that injured two girls, police said Thursday.

Manuel M. Rodriguez, 27, turned himself in Monday night, said Sgt. Joe Collins. He has been charged with leaving a personal injury accident.

The accident occurred about 7 p.m. Sunday near 39th and L Streets.

Camilla Avalos, 5, and Samantha Avalos, 10, were hospitalized following the crash, which involved two pickup trucks. They were passengers in a pickup driven by Jose Gildardo Avalos, 48, of Omaha.

Avalos' 2012 Chevrolet Silverado was eastbound on L Street when it was struck by a westbound pickup that had lost control and veered into eastbound lanes.

Witnesses said the white Ford F-350 that struck the Silverado raced from the scene.

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