Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Near Santa Ana Avenue

RIALTO, CA (June 19, 2023) – Police arrested Roberto Mojo-Sanchez following a hit-and-run collision on South Riverside Avenue Monday night. The fatal crash occurred around 11:15 p.m. at the 2500 block of S. Riverside Avenue and Santa Ana Avenue. Based on the initial investigation, a northbound vehicle in the no. 1 lane of Riverside Avenue hit the pedestrian walking in the traffic lanes. However, the driver did not stop to render aid and continued driving. Additionally, investigators believed that several other vehicles hit the victim that was left lying in the roadway. The responding officers, unfortunately, declared the woman dead at the scene. On June 14th, a resident’s tip call helped the authorities to identify and arrest the suspect. 50-year-old Roberto Mojo-Sanchez of Colton was detained and booked into West Valley Detention Center for hit-and-run. Authorities later recovered the suspect’s vehicle from his family member’s home in San Bernardino. Officials set Mojo-Sanchez’s bail to $500,000. At this time, the identity of the deceased female victim remains undisclosed, pending notification from the next of kin.
Warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.
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