CHP Officer Injured in Traffic Accident on Indiana Avenue

RIVERSIDE, CA (May 17, 2022) – Authorities took Heather Fernandez Hernandez into custody after a hit-and-run on Adams Street.

The crash happened on Adams Street and Indiana Avenue just before 5:00 a.m. According to the investigation, Hernandez hit a CHP Officer riding a motorcycle.

Due to the impact of the collision, the involved officer sustained moderate injuries. Eventually, paramedics transported the officer to a hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, Heather Fernandez Hernandez fled from the scene before officers stopped her vehicle on Lincoln Avenue near Monroe Street.

No further details regarding the crash are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.


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