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Suspect jailed in serious-injury Oceanside hit-run accident

OCEANSIDE — A 28-year-old Riverside County resident has been arrested for allegedly fleeing after the sedan he was driving struck a man in Oceanside last month, critically injuring him, authorities reported this week.

Luis Sandoval of Lake Elsinore was taken into custody Friday in connection with the hit-and-run on North Redondo Drive, according to the Oceanside Police Department.

Sandoval allegedly drove off after his westbound car struck the 28- year-old pedestrian just east of Martin Street about 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized for treatment of severe injuries, police said.

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