Hit-And-Run on Fifth Avenue Left 66-Year-Old Man Killed

HESPERIA, CA (December 15, 2021) – A  hit-and-run on Main Street claimed the life of Raul Granillo Friday night.

Officials responded to the incident around 8:12 p.m. at Main Street and Fifth Avenue.

Upon arrival, deputies located the male victim unresponsive and lying in the Number 1 Lane on Main Street, west of Fifth Avenue.

Furthermore, according to witnesses, a silver F-150 struck the victim and fled the area going westbound without rendering aid.

Eventually, authorities pronounced 66-year-old Raul Granillo dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, police located and arrested 19-year-old Pedro Rosas for hit-and-run before booking him to High Desert Detention Center in Adelanto.

However, officials released Rosas the following day after posting bail.

Meantime, Hesperia Authorities are asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run to contact Sgt. Brendan Motley at 760-947-1500.

Warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Raul Granillo. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, They understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call them today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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