Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision near Cahuilla Avenue

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA (August 29, 2022) – Wednesday evening, Paul Nava was fatally struck in a pedestrian hit-and-run on Palm Drive.

The incident happened around 8:00 p.m., near the intersection of Palm Drive and Cahuilla Avenue.

According to reports, Nava was walking in the area of 12000 Palm Drive when he was struck by an SUV. Upon impact, the driver of the involved vehicle fled the scene without contacting authorities.

Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene shortly after. Upon arrival, medical personnel declared 58-year-old Paul Nava dead at the scene.

At this time, Desert Hot Springs officials are encouraging anyone with information about the hit-and-run to contact Sergeant Scott Hazen at (760)-329-6411.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Paul Nava. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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