21-Year-Old Man Arrested in Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash on Jamacha Road in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 21, 2020) – A 28-year-old man was killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash late Thursday evening in San Diego.
The crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. in the 8100 block of Jamacha Road near Glencoe Drive.
According to San Diego police, a 21-year-old man was driving a BMW sedan on Jamacha Road when he struck a male pedestrian who was walking westbound in the eastbound lanes. He continued westbound, parked his car a few blocks away and attempted to walk away.
Paramedics rushed the pedestrian to a hospital, where the victim later died.
Patrol officers located the driver and arrested him on suspicion of fleeing the scene.
Intoxication was not a factor in the crash and the man was later released, officials said.
Authorities did not provide the victim’s identity pending family notification.
An investigation into this fatal incident is underway.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. We send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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