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53-Year-Old Arrested in Hit-and-Run


state stSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – One man is behind bars this morning after fleeing the scene of an accident in Springfield.

53-year-old Roberto Peralas was involved in an accident on Main Street just before 3 o’clock this morning.

Springfield Police chased Peralas onto State Street where he was stopped and subsequently arrested. He now faces several charges including fleeing the scene of a personal injury accident, operating under the influence, assault with a motor vehicle, risk of injury to a child, assault on a police officer, and resisting arrest.

The occupants of the other car suffered some injuries, but did not require hospitalization.


  • paulb62

    Did he have a license and insurance

  • bagpip

    Where exactly does the “risk of injury to a child” part come in? Was there a child in one of these cars at 3AM?