Fatal Traffic Collision (Vehicle vs. Pedestrian / Hit & Run)

Date:

Reporting Deputy: Sgt. Ignacio Robles

File # JV233430193

Details:

On December 9, 2023, at 10:51 p.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to Van Buren Boulevard, north of 56th Street, in the city of Jurupa Valley, regarding a major injury hit and run traffic collision involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian. Deputies arrived within minutes and located the victim in the roadway. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the southbound lanes of Van Buren Boulevard, causing fatal injuries. Following the collision, the vehicle fled the scene. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Van Buren Boulevard from 56th Street to Jurupa Road was closed during the investigation. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Schwartz at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 776-1099.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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