Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date March 14, 2003
Contact Detective Joe Avila
Phone (909) 826-5577
Fax (909) 826-5616


Riverside Police ask for the Publicís Help
In Felony Hit and Run Investigation

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.