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Joshua Valdez is back on his feet six months after the hit-and-run accident that left him with a busted knee and traumatic brain injury, but he thinks the woman who hit him while he was walking home one night more than six months ago should have been locked up for more than a year, and supervised on probation longer than the five years the judge ordered for her at South County Courthouse Monday.
A plea hearing for Sandra Arias, the Morgan Hill woman accused of felony hit and run in an incident that critically injured Joshua Valdez, 23, was continued Tuesday at South County Courthouse.
Joshua Valdez, the 22-year-old Gilroy High School graduate who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident, returned to his home in Morgan Hill Thursday after a two-month stay in the hospital.
Joshua Valdez, 22, the young man who was critically injured in a June 16 hit-and-run accident in Morgan Hill, continues to make progress healing from the numerous injuries he suffered in the accident, according to his friends and family.
Joshua Valdez, 22, the Morgan Hill resident who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident last month, is no longer comatose and recently started speech therapy at San Jose Regional Medical Center.
Despite admitting guilt to police several weeks ago, the suspect arrested in the hit-and-run that critically injured Joshua “Joshie” Valdez pleaded not guilty to the charge of felony hit-and-run causing injury Friday at South County Courthouse in Morgan Hill.
Sandra Arias admitted to police that she accidentally hit Joshua Valdez with her car near a Morgan Hill intersection last month, and that she drank alcohol before driving that night, according to court records.
Hit-and-run victim Joshua Valdez, 22, has started to stay awake for prolonged periods of time and has even started moving his legs on his own, according to his friend Josh Diget.
Friends and relatives of Joshua or “Joshie” Valdez gathered in Gilroy's Christmas Hill Park Tuesday to share memories of the 22-year-old who remains in a coma after he was hit by a car while walking in Morgan Hill June 16.
Five days after police found 22-year-old Joshua Valdez lying unconscious late at night in the middle of a busy Morgan Hill intersection, the comatose local resident’s friends are “relieved” that a suspect was arrested in relation to the hit-and-run that apparently caused his injuries.