65-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Collision on Interstate 15

HESPERIA, CA (February 11, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, Giovanni Gutierrez was arrested after a deadly hit-and-run crash on Main Street.

The incident happened in the area of the northbound Interstate 15 freeway and Main Street around 3:55 a.m.

First responders arrived at the scene and located a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser overturned along Mariposa Road. Per reports, an elderly woman was driving north in the Chrysler when she was rear-ended by a 2019 Dodge Ram.

The impact forced the PT Cruiser to overturn off the freeway. Meanwhile, the driver of the truck continued northbound on the freeway and fled the scene of the accident.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics later pronounced the 65-year-old female driver of the Cruiser dead at the scene at 4:20 am.

The driver of the Ram was located and identified as 30-year-old Gutierrez ,of La Puente. Officials said Gutierrez turned himself in to authorities at approximately 6:00 am. Authorities interviewed and subsequently placed him under arrest.


During this devastating time, thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.


The sudden loss of a loved one in a hit-and-run car accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you will have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. Furthermore, they will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of the medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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