2 Pronounced Dead after Auto Collision near Citrus Avenue

FONTANA, CA (March 9, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 10 took the lives of two individuals.

The incident took place on the eastbound side of the freeway, just west of Citrus Avenue around 4:54 a.m.

California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of a Toyota slammed into a Chevrolet for reasons unknown. The impact of the collision caused the Chevrolet to catch on fire.

Medics arrived and pronounced at least two victims inside the Chevrolet dead. Although, authorities have not yet released their name or place of residency.

Meanwhile, further details about the deceased victim’s identities remains unknown.

The driver of the Toyota fled from the scene, but police are now actively looking for the suspect.

Additionally, both directions of the roadway were temporarily closed down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. An active investigation is currently ongoing.

The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victims. May the memories of your loved one 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 are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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