Two arrested after fatal hit-and-run

May 17, 2013

Two people were arrested after they allegedly fled from the scene of a fatal crash early Friday morning at the intersection of Brookville Road and South Arlington Avenue. Timothy Jacobs, 60, of Indianapolis died at the scene after his Ford Explorer was struck by a white GMC van about 3:15 a.m. The driver of the van and his passenger took off on foot after the crash but were captured a short while later, police say. Jorge Ortega, 30, was identified as the driver and charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, causing death. Passenger Serafin Quiroz-Perez was charged with possession of a controlled substance.