INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An Indianapolis man was killed Friday morning when his 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 that 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 preliminarily charged with two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death.
His passenger, 33-year-old Serafin Quiroz-Perez, has been preliminarily charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony. According to a report, a white powdery substance in a baggie was found in his pocket when he was arrested.
According to a police report, there were open beer containers in Ortega's vehicle.
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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