24-Year-Old Man Hurt in Pedestrian Crash Near College Avenue

SANTA ROSA, CA (August 31, 2023) – Early Saturday evening, a hit-and-run collision on Beaver Street left Jandon Briscoe hospitalized. Officers responded to reports of the pedestrian accident around 5:55 p.m. at Beaver Street and College Avenue. Upon arrival, the police located a man lying in the middle of the road. Witnesses at the scene claimed that a white SUV hit the man walking his dog and crossing the street. However, the SUV driver did not pull over and continued driving. One of the residents also managed to locate the dog after it ran away from the scene. Responding paramedics rushed the man to a local hospital for treatment of major injuries. Authorities identified the victim as 24-year-old Jandon Briscoe of Santa Rosa. At around 8:40 p.m., a man contacted 9-1-1 and claimed that he “may have hit someone” while driving. In the end, police located the driver –65-year-old Eriberto Morales– and arrested him for two DUI charges and felony hit-and-run. Officials detained Morales at Sonoma County Jail with a $500,000 bail. Meanwhile, a coworker of Briscoe created a GoFundMe page to help with medical expenses and Briscoe’s recovery. Thousands of people suffer injuries 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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