Three Hospitalized after Hit-and-Run Collision near Highway 74

HEMET, CA (July 13, 2023) – Friday afternoon, three students sustained injuries in a hit-and-run accident on North Cawston Avenue. Dispatchers received calls in the area around 12:30 p.m., near Highway 74 on June 9th. Per reports, the driver of a white Toyota Camry struck a Hemet Unified School District bus while approaching the highway. Upon impact, the driver of the Toyota fled the scene without contacting authorities. Following preliminary duties, officers say the suspect was fleeing from another collision in a parking lot on Florida Avenue at the time. Medical personnel arrived and transported three students from inside the bus to a regional trauma center for further treatment. Although, police have not yet released their identities. The school bus also received moderate damage upon impact, according to the fire captain. At this time, the Hemet Police and California Highway Patrol continue to search for the hit-and-run suspect. Those with further information about the North Cawston Avenue collision are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible. Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.
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