Amber Alvarez Dead, Phillip Jones Charged Following Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Old 215 Frontage Road Near Cottonwood Avenue
MORENO VALLEY, CA (December 3, 2018)– A hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Nov. 26 on Old 215 Frontage Road near Cottonwood Avenue claimed the life of a 36-year-old woman.
Around 7:18 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the scene after responding to reports of a major injury traffic collision involving a pedestrian.
Deputies arrived within minutes and located a victim with major injuries. Not long after, officials pronounced her dead at the scene. She was identified as 36-year-old Amber Alvarez, of Moreno Valley.
According to reports, she was struck by a driver who immediately fled, failing to provide her with aid or assistance. Evidence at the scene led police to 63-year-old Phillip Jeramaine Jones, of Moreno Valley. Jones was booked into Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility on suspicion of hit-and-run resulting in bodily injury.
A temporary closure was called for Old 215 Frontage Road in both directions.
Our thoughts of support, courage and strength go out to the bereaved family and friends of Amber Alvarez. We hope you all find an outpouring of support around you.
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