DETROIT, MI – Jorge Gabiel Vallecillo-Espinoza, 37-years-old, of Detroit, has been charged in connection with the Sunday August 6th, 2017 fatal car crash that occurred at 10:25 p.m. at Junction and Federal Streets in Detroit.
It is alleged that Vallecillo- Espinoza was driving his car recklessly when he fatally struck Joseph Rutherford, 53-years-old, of Detroit.
Vallecillo- Espinoza fled the scene after striking the victim.
The investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of Jorge Vallecillo-Espinoza. He has been charged with Reckless driving Causing Death and Failure to Remain on Scene of Fatal Car Incident. He is expected to be arraigned today August 14th, 2017 at 2:30PM.