Monday, March 27, 2017
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

Pedestrian Airlifted After Hit-And-Run Crash in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG) Sheriffs are actively searching for a vehicle that struck a

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

pedestrian and fled the scene Sunday night.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Hesperia Road and Bear Valley Road.

The suspect vehicle is described as an older model gray Toyota Corolla with black rims that fled eastbound on Bear Valley Road.

“I heard a boom and thought it was an accident between two vehicle’s; that’s how loud it sounded,” said Bobby Williams, 29, of Hesperia. “I ran over to the lady, and she had head injuries and didn’t look too well.”

The female pedestrian was transported to Desert Valley Medical Center and then airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The vehicle sustained damage to the front left bumper and a shattered windshield, according to a witness.

Authorities are investigating the incident and are actively searching for the suspect.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have observed a vehicle matching the description is urged to contact Victorville Sheriff’s (760) 956-5001

UPDATE: The suspect’s vehicle was located on the 17400 block of Sequoia Ave in Hesperia in a parking lot. The suspect was subsequently located and placed under arrest.

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

 

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By Gabriel D. Espinoza

Gabriel has lived in Victor Valley for nearly 15 years. He co-founded Victor Valley News, and has a background as a financial advisor and relationship banker. When he is not working the numbers, he enjoys getting out and meeting the community and delivering news worthy information.