"Hit and Run" Driver Busted 600+ Miles Away

Harlingen Police confirmed the arrest of the alleged driver in a deadly hit and run from last week. 

According to Harlingen Police, on May 18th at 1:00 PM Adrien Salas was arrested in Pecos, Texas more than 600 miles away from the crash site. 

Investigators said surveillance video captured Salas drinking at Papa Joes Burgers and Stuff before allegedly hitting Natividad "Nati" Chavez. 

She was walking along South 77 Sunshine Strip in Harlingen at approximately 10:00 PM when Salas crashed and failed to stop and render aid. 

Harlingen Police will charge Salas with Intoxication Manslaughter when he is brought back to Harlingen. 

 


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