Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Javier Morando
File # JV220740004
On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, about 1:38 A.M., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Jurupa Valley Station, responded to the report of a fatal hit and run traffic collision at Van Buren Boulevard north of Clay Street, in the city of Jurupa Valley. Deputies and American Medical Response arrived on-scene and located the pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation. Deputies were informed Riverside Police Department had conducted a stop of a vehicle with major front end damage at Arlington Ave. and Cooper Lane in the city of Riverside. During the investigation, it was learned the driver, Kyle Williams, a 38-year-old resident of Moreno Valley had fled the scene of the accident. At the conclusion of the investigation Williams was taken into custody and subsequently booked into Robert Presley Detention Center on charges of hit and run with great bodily injury. At this time, it remains unknown if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the collision.
Both directions of Van Buren Boulevard in between Clay Street and Limonite Avenue were closed for the duration of the investigation. The identity of the deceased will not be released pending further investigation and the notification to the next of kin.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Petersen at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-955-2600 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.
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