Leandro Hernandez Dead in Chula Vista Pedestrian Accident, Suspect Identified
CHULA VISTA, CA (January 19, 2021) – Monday night, Leandro Hernandez, 85, died in a pedestrian crash on East H Street near Del Rey Boulevard.
The hit-and-run accident occurred just after 6:30 p.m., said the Chula Vista Police. Moreover, it happened on East H Street near Del Rey boulevard.
According to reports, a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a pedestrian.
Meanwhile, the authorities described the pedestrian as a man in his 80s. Moreover, the authorities declared him dead at the scene. He was later identified as 85-year-old Hernandez.
At this time, the officials haven’t revealed the number of vehicles that hit the man.
Also, the authorities weren’t able to provide the descriptions of the involved vehicle or its driver.
Due to the limited information available, the crash remains under active investigation.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
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