Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Suspect Cedric Hill after Injuring Pedestrian in Los Banos
LOS BANOS, CA (July 6, 2021) – Cedric Deon Hill was arrested after a hit-and-run crash in Los Banos Friday, June 25.
The crash happened around 11:35 p.m. at Mercey Springs Road and Pacheco Boulevard. According to the Los Banos Police Department, the 31-year-old Sacramento man struck a pedestrian and fled the scene.
Arriving officers located the victim on the ground suffering from injuries to his face and arm. Witnesses told police the victim was walking east across Mercy Springs Road in the crosswalk when a Chevrolet Camaro hit him.
The vehicle then took off and was last seen traveling north on Mercy Springs Road.
Paramedics transported the pedestrian to Los Banos Memorial Hospital for treatment.
A short time later, officers learned the suspect vehicle was parked at a Motel 6 in the Santa Nella area. They responded to the motel and located the vehicle and Hill, who was the registered owner of the vehicle.
Police said Hill provided a false name to officers and attempted to run from authorities while being placed under arrest. An investigation is ongoing.
Always be on the lookout for pedestrians when driving. Stay at the scene when you get involved in an accident and immediately take safety measures.
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