Hayward Hit-And-Run Suspect At-Large after Fatal Crash

HAYWARD, CA (June 29, 2021) – Wednesday, police began their search for the hit-and-run suspect that took the life of Richard Leon Heard Jr.

According to the report, the fatal incident occurred around 9:00 p.m., on West Tennyson Road between Tampa and Dickens Avenue.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident remain unclear. However, reports indicate that Richard was riding his bicycle when a vehicle struck him.

The police are currently searching for a dark-colored full-size pickup truck based on witnesses’ description.

Later on, police identified the victim of the deadly crash as 55-year-old Richard “Ricky” Leon Heard Jr., of Hayward.

Moreover, the family of Richard Heard set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money to offer as a reward to the person with information about the suspect.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Richard Leon Heard Jr.

Losing a loved one in an accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of the attorneys at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

LA Weekly