HESPERIA – Santa Fe Avenue E between El Centro and Mission Road in the City of Hesperia were closed late Thursday morning for a hit-and-run vehicle versus pedestrian collision.
The reporting party indicated that a male pedestrian, possibly a juvenile was struck by a wrong-way driver in a blue Chevrolet Corsica at around 11:35 a.m. The driver, who was followed by a witness, reportedly continued on without regard for the pedestrian left lying in the roadway.
The patient who was in full arrest at the time of transport was taken by ground ambulance to Desert Valley Hospital. The vehicle was located near C Avenue and Yucca Street just moments following the 911 call. According to witnesses at the scene, the driver who appeared to be under the influence was detained at the scene. It is unclear if the person detained was arrested at this time, but he was confirmed by authorities to be a suspect.
The Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team — MAIT will remain at the scene for several hours to conduct the investigation. Once the preliminary investigation is complete additional information will be updated.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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