HESPERIA – A Whittier man who was involved in a hit and run traffic collision in the City of Hesperia and left his passenger partially ejected has been convicted and sentenced.
On May 25, 2018, at around 9:20 p.m. Jorge Armando Galvan, 35, crashed into a semi-truck at Sycamore and Balsam while driving his white 1974 Chevrolet pick-up truck. Once he crashed he fled from the area, leaving his critically injured passenger behind. A Ramey Warrant was obtained for his arrest and on June 4, 2018, he was taken into custody in the City of Fontana.
Galvan pleaded guilty to hit and run resulting in permanent injury or death at the Victorville Superior Court on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, as part of a plea deal. He was sentenced to four years in State Prison. Galvan was credited for 123 days for actual time served and an additional 123 conduct credit. The remainder of his sentence will be served at the conduct credit rate of 50%, leaving Galvan with around one year and 8 months in prison.
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