Rider Pronounced Dead after Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident on Crossley Road

CATHEDRAL CITY, CA (May 23, 2022) – Sunday afternoon, a hit-and-run on Ramon Road left one person killed and another injured.

Around 1:20 a.m., police responded to the scene near the intersection of Crossley and Ramon Road. For reasons unknown, the driver of a pickup-truck struck a motorcycle.

Eventually, medics pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene while their passenger was hospitalized with critical injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

Additionally, the involved pickup-truck driver fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting authorities.

Both directions of the roadway were temporarily closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

An active investigation into the hit-and-run on Ramon Road is currently underway. Anyone with further information is urged to contact Cathedral City Police as soon as possible.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends out their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.

The death of a family member after a motorcycle accident 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 their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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