2 Men Suspected of Faking Crash Scene After Stunt Driving Performance

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. — Two men were arrested on suspicion of staging a false hit-and-run accident scene after an illegal stunt driving performance in National City, police said. 

The crash occurred on Nov. 21, 2021, in the parking lot of the Westfield Plaza Bonita Mall, when the driver, identified as 20-year-old Daniel Gomez, engaged in stunt driving in the parking lot and crashed his car into another vehicle, San Diego police Lt. Adam Sharki said in a news release Monday. 

Another man, identified as 19-year-old Ruben Antonio Talamantes, is also suspected of creating a fake accident on the nearby street, police said. 

Read the entire article.  Fox 5 San Diego, by Domenick Candelieri, July 18, 2022 

NICB assisted the investigation