For Immediate Release
|Date||March 14, 2003|
|Contact||Detective Joe Avila|
Riverside, Ca- The Riverside Police
Department is asking for the publicís help in a Felony Hit and Run
Investigation. On Tuesday, February 11, 2003, officers were called to a hit and
run major injury accident at Magnolia and Elizabeth at 7:10 PM. Paramedics and
police officers arrived to find a female, approximately 30 years old, lying in
the intersection severely injured. The woman had been struck while walking east
across Magnolia at the south crosswalk of Elizabeth. A witness said the suspect
vehicle, a silver or light blue Nissan Sentra, possibly a four door, was north
bound in the #1 lane when it struck the female. The vehicle then fled north on
Magnolia. The female victim was taken to Riverside Community Hospital where she
was treated for her injuries.
The Riverside Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this case to please call Detective Joe Avila at (909) 826-5577.