Hit-and-Run Driver Leaves Pedestrian Dead in Riverside County


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Tragedy struck Riverside County early Monday morning when a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Cajalco Road. The heart-wrenching incident has left authorities searching for the heartless driver who fled the scene, abandoning the victim.

Victim Identified as 37-Year-Old from Perris

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was a 37-year-old resident of Perris. He was found unconscious on the shoulder of Cajalco Road shortly after 7:40 a.m., but investigators believe the collision occurred between 3:15 a.m. and 7 a.m. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital.

Hit-and-Run Driver Sought

The callous driver fled the scene immediately after the crash, leaving the victim lying helpless on the road. Authorities are now desperately seeking the driver involved in this fatal hit-and-run.

Witness and Evidence Gathering

Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are meticulously investigating the crash. They are reviewing surveillance footage and speaking to potential witnesses. Anyone who may have information about the incident is urged to contact the CHP at 951-637-8000.

Public Plea for Justice

As the search for the culprit intensifies, the victim’s family and the community mourn his loss. They plead with anyone who might have witnessed the crash or has any knowledge of the driver’s whereabouts to come forward.

Justice must be served for the victim and the shattering of his life. If you have any information, no matter how small, please contact the authorities. Let’s collectively work to bring closure to this tragic event and ensure that the perpetrator faces the consequences of their heartless actions.