Fatal Pedestrian Crash on North E Street in San Bernardino
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (September 6, 2019) – A woman died in a pedestrian crash Friday evening in San Bernardino.
The crash happened around 9:12 p.m. in the 1600 block of North E Street.
According to the police, a northbound vehicle hit a female pedestrian who was crossing the street. While the pedestrian was lying on the ground, another northbound vehicle, also struck her.
The second vehicle took off before authorities arrived. Witnesses described it as a light-colored minivan driven by a woman, the San Bernardino Police Department said.
Paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. She was only described as a woman in her late 20s or early 30s.
While the driver of the minivan sped off, the driver of the first vehicle, a 22-year-old Bakersfield man, remained on scene and cooperated with police.
The incident is still under investigation and it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor, police said.
The hit-and-run driver remains at large.
Anyone with additional information about the incident was asked to contact Detective Dan Acosta or Sergeant Jeff Harvey at (909) 384-5792.
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