Police Seek Driver who Fatally Struck San Bernardino Woman

A San Bernardino woman was fatally struck in the street near East Baseline Street and Crestview Avenue Friday evening. Police responded to the scene shortly after 10:30 p.m. and found a woman in her 60s suffering major injuries. The woman was treated at the scene before being transported to the hospital. She passed away from her injuries there.

San Bernardino Police continue to investigate the hit-and-run. They say the vehicle that fatally struck the woman is a black truck, but other details are not yet known. If you witnessed the accident or have any pertinent information, please contact authorities at (909) 384-5664.

If you are a witness to a hit-and-run, you can make a difference in the investigation by helping provide important information to the police. Here are 5 things to do if you witness a hit-and-run:

  1. Call 911 right away and report the crash. Be sure to report any injuries.
  2. Once police arrive, provide them a detailed description of what you saw.
  3. If you saw the driver, give the police an accurate description of him/her.
  4. Provide the police with as many details about the vehicle as possible, such as the license plate, make and model, and color.
  5. Give the police your contact information so they can reach you if they need more information.

“Fatal hit-and-runs are a huge problem in the desert community. If you have information on the suspect in this investigation, please let the police know,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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