74-Year-Old Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident near Sims Street

BANNING, CA (November 9, 2022) – Sunday night, a 74-year-old man was fatally struck in a pedestrian hit-and-run on West Wilson Street.

The incident happened on October 16th, at around 7:12 p.m., at the intersection of West Wilson and Sims Street.

According to a witness, the driver of a westbound white vehicle, either a full-size truck or an SUV, hit a man walking on the side of the road. The involved driver then drove away, failing to render aid to the injured victim.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, responding units declared the 74-year-old man dead at the scene. However, his name remains undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.

Those with further information regarding the West Wilson Street hit-and-run are encouraged to contact Banning Police Department at 951-922-3170.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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