Family of Fil-Am hit and run victim offering $2K reward

By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

June 30, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A short walk to the store in San Jose, Calif. has turned tragic for a Filipino family.

John Paul Garcia, 26, was walking home from a store with his nephew when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at a crosswalk.

Witnesses say a vehicle, possibly a black sedan, ran a red light and struck Garcia on Wednesday night.

The suspect drove off.

Garcia is now in critical condition at a local hospital with injuries that could leave him paralyzed.

His family is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone who can help track down the alleged hit and run driver.

Anyone with information is encourage to call the San Jose Police Department at (408) 947-STOP.

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