WHITEWATER – On November 26, 2017 at 12:15 a.m. a man was struck by a vehicle on the I-10 westbound near the Whitewater exit ramp.
A vehicle noticed the man laying in the roadway with his body half in the number 4 lane and half past the fog line and stopped to render aid.
Cal Fire Riverside county responded to the scene and transported the man to a local hospital with major injuries. The victim was struck by an unknown vehicle that left the scene of the accident.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department declared the area of the crash a crime scene after a knife was discovered where the victim was laying as well as a pickup truck with major front end damage approximately 100 yards before the crash site that did not appear to be involved with striking the victim.
This is an active and ongoing investigation by Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, additional information will be added once made available.