Man sentenced to 2 years in prison after striking bicyclist, then leaving the scene


A man suspected pleaded guilty in connection with the October 2018 hit-and-run of a bicyclist in South Bend has been sentenced.

Daniel Hermosillo, 38,  was charged, last fall, and pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury and operating motor vehicle with schedule I or II substance.

Hermosillo had slurred speech, red and watery eyes and was unsteady on his feet when he got out of the car that struck the cyclist and after he drove away from the scene, struck a pole, according to court documents.

The bicyclist suffered two broken legs.

Hermosillo was sentenced to 2 years in prison with 161 days suspended. His sentence is being served concurrently with a previous robbery sentence.


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