Hector Cardenas Struck and Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Jurupa Avenue in Riverside
RIVERSIDE, CA (February 17, 2021) – Police identified Hector Cardenas as the man who died in a pedestrian accident on Jurupa Avenue on February 15.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened about 200 feet west of Florence Street at approximately 7:45 PM.
Based on a report, Hector Cardenas had been laying and standing in the path of oncoming cars prior to the crash. Eventually, a silver Subaru Impreza travelling westbound on Jurupa struck him. Subsequently, the vehicle driver then fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.
As a result, the Riverside Police Department and coroner officials said the victim died at the scene. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner identified Cardenas as a 31-year-old Ontario resident.
At this point, Riverside PD is continuing to search for the driver of the Subaru.
We would like to express our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Hector Cardenas.
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