INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An Indianapolis was killed Friday morning when this vehicle was struck by another vehicle whose driver then ran from the scene.
Shortly before 3:15 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers were called to a serious crash at South Arlington Avenue and Brookville Road.
According to investigators, Jorge Ortega, 30, was driving a white van ran a red light and T-boned Timothy Jacobs, 60, who was driving a Ford Explorer.
Jacobs was pronounced dead at the scene. The occupants of a white van reportedly ran from the scene.
Police say one person was taken into custody near the intersection. A second was captured about an hour later near East Washington Street and Arlington Avenue.
Ortega was preliminary charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death, a Class B felony. His passenger, Serafin Quiroz-Perez, has been preliminary charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony.
Police say they smelled alcohol on the breath of the two suspects. Both have been taken to an area hospital for a blood draw.
The identity of the victim was not immediately released Friday morning.
A police spokesperson says the van driver will be charged with leaving the scene of a crash.
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