Man arrested in Yates County for hit and run accident - 07-11


Benton, NY (WHCU) – A hit-and-run accident in the Yates County Town of Benton’s resulted in the arrest of a 32-year old Waterloo man. When lawmen arrived on scene, they determined a pole and guidewire had sustained damage. Police later stopped the vehicle involved in the incident, arresting the driver Erick Hernandez on drunken driving charges and other violations. They also learned his license had been previously suspended five times.