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Man Hit by Two Cars, Dragged for 750 Feet in Garden Grove

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A 54-year-old man was hit by two cars on Wednesday while crossing a street in Garden Grove, according to City News Service. The first fled the scene, and the second dragged the man for 750 feet.

The incident occurred at 6:30 p.m. Gregory Martin was crossing West street outside a crosswalk when he was struck by a Dodge Magnum, then a Ford Explorer. The driver of the Magnum, Guadalupe Quinonez, turned herself into police yesterday, but not before dumping her car in Santa Ana, leaving her 7-year-old daughter with a friend and heading off on foot. Her damaged car was later found abandoned near Fairview Street and Trask Avenue in Santa Ana.

The driver of the Explorer pulled over and stayed at the scene after he realized he was dragging something. Martin was critically injured and taken to a local hospital.