El Monte crossing guard struck in hit-and-run; suspect driver faces possible charges

EL MONTE, Calif.

The 51-year-old woman was struck at the intersection of Fineview Street and Durfee Avenue Tuesday morning. She was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

Police later arrested 44-year-old Miguel Nevarez Jr. and impounded his 2002 GMC pickup truck. Investigators say they tracked him down with the help of witness information.

Nevarez was released after posting $100,000 bail.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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