RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision|
|Written Date:||July 18, 2020||Time:||1:42 AM|
|Incident Date:||July 17, 2020||Time:||11:16 PM|
|Incident Location:||Goetz Road and Ellis Avenue, Perris|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Hibbler|
On Friday, July 17, 2020, about 11:16 PM, deputies from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Perris Station responded to a major injury traffic collision near the intersection of Goetz Road and Ellis Ave in the city of Perris. Deputies arrived within minutes and located a collision involving a bicyclist and an unknown white or light-colored older sedan. The motorist driving the sedan fled the scene of the collision. The sedan has major front-end damage and a shattered front windshield. The bicyclist suffered major injuries and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The identity of the rider is not being released at this time.
The Perris Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision and has not been interviewed is encouraged to call Deputy Cail at the Perris Sheriff’s Station, (951) 210-1068.