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Press Release: Traffic Collision, Vehicle vs Pedestrian
Agency: Moreno Valley Police
Station Area: Moreno Valley
Written Date: November 26, 2018 Time: 11:00 PM
Incident Date: November 26, 2018 Time: 7:18 PM
Incident Location: Old 215 Frontage Road X Cottonwood Avenue, Moreno Valley
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Gilbert Gonzalez
File Number(s): MV18330352
Coroner's Release: 2018-14039 Date: November 28, 2018


Phillip Jones

On November 26, 2018, at 7:18 P.M., officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department responded to a report of a major injury traffic collision on the Old 215 Frontage Road, south of Cottonwood Avenue, in the city of Moreno Valley.

Officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department arrived within minutes and discovered a vehicle had collided with a female pedestrian. The pedestrian sustained major injuries and succumbed to those injuries at the scene. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival. Evidence located at the scene led to the identification and subsequent arrest of the suspect. The suspect was identified as Moreno Valley resident, Phillip Jones (53 years).

Members of the Moreno Valley Traffic Reconstruction Team responded and are investigating this collision. Northbound and Southbound lanes of the Old 215 Frontage Road are closed between Bay Avenue and Dracaea Avenue.

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