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45 days for driver who ran down father and son, fled

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WENATCHEE — The hit-and-run driver who struck and injured a Cashmere father and his son Nov. 15 was sentenced Wednesday to 45 days in jail.

Chelan County Superior Court Judge T.W. “Chip” Small sentenced Esgar M. Chavez Mora, 18, as a first-time offender. The sentence was higher than the 20 days recommended by deputy prosecutor James Hershey.

Chavez, of Monitor, ran down Sebastián Moraga, 34, along Pioneer Avenue, then fled the scene. Moraga, who’d been walking with his 3-year-old son…

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