Hit-and-Run Accident on Van Buren Boulevard Left Pedestrian Killed

MORENA VALLEY, CA (March 21, 2022) – Tuesday morning, Victor Gonzales died in a hit-and-run crash on Van Buren Boulevard.

According to the officials, the deadly incident happened around 1:30 a.m., on the 6000 block of Van Buren Boulevard.

For reasons unknown, the driver of a vehicle hit 30-year-old Gonzales while he was crossing the roadway. Paramedics arrived and eventually pronounced Gonzales dead, due to the extent of his injuries.

About three hours later, police stopped a driver whose vehicle had major front-end damage. Police Officers arrested the man on suspicion of DUI and felony hit-and-run.

As a result, the involved driver was placed under custody at the Robert Presley Detention Center with bail set at $75,000. At this time, an active investigation into the fatal collision is still currently underway.


The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Victor Gonzales. May you find comfort and strength during this devastating time.


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