Hit-and-Run Crash on John Avenue Left 30-Year-Old Man Arrested

SAN PABLO, CA (January 11, 2022) – Police arrested Douglas Rodas-Reyes following a hit-and-run crash on John Avenue Friday night.

The fatal incident happened around 10:12 p.m. near Giant Road and John Avenue.

According to the officers, they found the victim suffering from severe injuries, and later died at the scene.

However, the involved driver who struck the victim fled the scene before the authorities arrived.

Ultimately, police arrested 30-year-old Douglas Rodas-Reyes with the help of Richmond police officers Saturday morning.

Multiple witnesses and surveillance cameras identified the suspect’s vehicle as a 2005 Dodge Magnum that led to the arrest.

In the end, San Pablo officials booked Rodas-Reyes into Contra Costa County Jail for felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call them today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435 . Click here to request a police report.

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