Driver in fatal hit-and-run outside Yankee Stadium held on bail

Driver in fatal hit-and-run outside Yankee Stadium held on bail

The driving force accused of hitting and killing a metropolis Correction Division employee together with his automotive outdoors Yankee Stadium was charged with manslaughter and held on $20,000 bail Saturday.

Carlos Hernandez, 24, was dashing and ran a purple gentle when he slammed his BMW X6 into 69-year-old Cathy Garcia’s Mitsubishi Outlander, prosecutors stated in Bronx Prison Courtroom.

Hernandez and two others within the automotive, Edwin Amparo and Atahualda Rodriguez, fled the 5:15 a.m. Thursday crash, however turned themselves in a day later, stated police, who discovered a number of catalytic converters within the deserted BMW.

Cathy Garcia’s Mitsubishi Outlander was hit outdoors Yankee Stadium. Peter Gerber

Carlos Hernandez was dashing and ran a purple gentle earlier than the deadly hit-and-run, prosecutors stated. Tomas E. Gaston for NY Put up

Edwin Amparo is going through grand larceny prices.Tomas E. Gaston for NY Put up

Prosecutors initially sought $150,000 bail for Hernandez, however Decide Lisa Headley rejected the request.

Amparo, 29, and Rodriguez, 28, have been every arraigned individually Saturday on grand larceny prices, and launched on their very own recognizance. They declined to remark as they left court docket.

Hernandez, who might be electronically monitored if he makes bail, is subsequent due in court docket Sept. 6. Not one of the three have prison information, in line with police. 

Garcia — who has labored within the Utility Investigation Unit for the town Corrections division since 2018 — was on her approach to work and simply blocks from her house when the lethal wreck occurred. 

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