Pedestrian, 50, Struck and Killed by Hit and Run Driver

COACHELLA, California – Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 50-year-old man Monday about 5:42 p.m. on Harrison Street, just north of Avenue 50, according to a press release by the Coachella Police Department.
The unidentified pedestrian was found lying in the roadway. Emergency workers transported him to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.
Witnesses who saw the car accident described the car that hit the pedestrian as a light-colored four-door sedan possibly a Toyota Camry with damage to its front headlights due to the collision. There could also be damage to the vehicle’s front end and grill, police said. The driver was last seen traveling northbound on Grapefruit Boulevard from Harrison Street, the press release said.
The Coachella Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this case is to call them at (760) 836-3215, or at (760) 863-8990.
Pedestrian car accidents have been on the rise in recent years. According to the latest statistics compiled by the National Highway Transportation Safety Authority the number of pedestrians in the United States who were killed in traffic accidents was up 4.2% to 4,280 people in 2010 and up 19% to 70,000 people injured.
“Indeed, California, Texas and Florida are the top three deadliest states in the nation for pedestrian deaths and Los Angeles is one of the five deadliest cities,” said Attorney West Thomas, founder of the Thomas Law Firm. “Additionally, one out of every five fatal pedestrian car accidents is attributed to a hit and run incident.”
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