Victorville Woman Killed in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run
Victorville Woman Killed in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

A Victorville woman was killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run Friday night. Police say the driver of a maroon sedan fatally struck the victim, 63-year-old Christine Acuna, at the intersection of 7th Street and Lorene Avenue around 7:15 p.m.

The driver then fled the scene. Some time later, police found a vehicle matching the description parked outside a liquor store at Mojave Drive and Pamela Avenue. Police could not confirm whether a suspect was arrested.

Acuna was awake and responsive when authorities arrived. Emergency responders attempted life-saving procedures. Authorities then rushed the victim to Victor Valley Global Medical Center, where she died from her injuries at 9:19 p.m.

Police shut down 7th Street from East Sage Road to Lorene Drive for several hours. The investigation is ongoing. If you have information about the pedestrian hit-and-run, contact the Victorville Sheriff’s Station at (760) 241-1191.

“We’re saddened that a careless hit-and-run driver has taken another innocent life,” 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 at (760) 777-7777 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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