Jonathan Rodriguez Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Foothill Boulevard [Fontana, CA]

Jonathan Rodriguez Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Foothill Boulevard [Fontana, CA]

Jonathan Rodriguez Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Foothill Boulevard [Fontana, CA]

Man in Wheelchair Killed, Jonathan Rodriguez Arrested after Fontana Crash

FONTANA, CA (May 27, 2020) – A pedestrian in a wheelchair died in a hit-and-run crash on Foothill Boulevard, Wednesday evening.
According to the Fontana Police Department, the incident happened at about 9:40 PM. A pedestrian had been riding on Foothill Boulevard in a motorized wheelchair when a white 2001 Ford Taurus hit him near Hemlock Avenue.
Emergency crews pronounced the victim, identified as a 55-year-old San Bernardino man, dead at the scene. Authorities withheld the victim’s name, pending notification of next of kin. Meanwhile, the Ford driver fled the area.
Officers found the abandoned suspect vehicle a short distance from the crash scene. Then, the driver, identified as 31-year-old Jonathan Rodriguez, later arrived at the Fontana Police Department to turn himself in.
Fontana police continue to investigate the crash. Investigators ask witnesses to call them at (909) 350-7770 as soon as possible. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Our thoughts are with them during this trying time.

The sudden death of a loved one in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash is heartbreaking. Let the compassionate wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James assist you during this difficult time. Wrongful death claims are often complex, so let our compassionate attorneys guide you through this difficult process. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.


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