RIVERSIDE: H&R Turns Into Vehicle Vs Pedestrian

Late Saturday night August 18, 2018 the California Highway Patrol received reports of a hit and run traffic collision on the westbound 91 Freeway near Van Buren Blvd. As Officers were enroute, they were advised the suspect, in a dark colored scion sedan, exited Van Buren Blvd. heading north and struck a utility truck. The suspect then fled from the vehicle across the southbound lanes of Van Buren Blvd. and was struck by a Dodge sedan. The City of Riverside Fire Department along with AMR and the Riverside Police Department responded to the scene of the vehicle vs pedestrian. The arriving engine company found a male down in the roadway. The suspect was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition. The driver of the Dodge sedan, along with the other drivers involved in the hit and runs, remained at the scene and were cooperating with the investigation. No other injuries were reported. A handgun was also located inside the suspects vehicle on the drivers side floorboard. It’s unclear if the gun was load or if it legally belonged to the suspect.