Hildeliza Rios Hospitalized After San Fernando Hit-and-Run Accident
San Fernando, CA (November 20, 2020) – On Thursday, 80-year-old Hideliza Rios of San Fernando was injured in a hit-and-run crash on North Maclay Avenue.
Authorities received the car crash report at 10:30 a.m. in the intersection with 8th Street.
Subsequently, first responders found Rios complaining of pain in the back and legs. Responders rushed her to a local hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
Furthermore, a witness followed the suspect vehicle, which is described as a navy blue Chevrolet crew cab pickup, with paper plates. However, the witness was not able to keep up.
Indeed, the vehicle did not stop. Also, the driver did not try rendering aid to the victim.
Through tears, Erica Rios Lopez, the victim’s daughter, pleaded to the suspect driver. She believes the suspect should turn himself in if he has a conscience.
“Whoever you are, I pray that God could fix your heart. We’re not angry, we just want you to come forward and show your face for what you did,” Lopez said. “This mother is 80 years old. She has grandkids and has kids, and we love her. Please come forward.”
Moreover, witnesses described the driver as a white male who was wearing a tan shirt at the time of the crime.
Meanwhile, please call San Fernando Police’s Detective Bureau at 818-898-1256 if you have further details about the incident.
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