Jurupa Valley, CA — In a devastating hit-and-run incident, a 24-year-old man, identified as Emilio Jimenez of Jurupa Valley, lost his life at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and 56th Street. The incident occurred at 10:58 p.m. on Saturday, as reported by the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
Despite emergency response efforts, Jimenez was pronounced dead at the scene. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department revealed in a Sunday news release that the young man was struck by a vehicle while in the southbound lanes of Van Buren. The vehicle responsible for the collision fled the scene.
Authorities are actively seeking information on the hit-and-run and encourage anyone with relevant details to contact Deputy Schwartz at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 776-1099. The incident highlights the urgent need for accountability and justice for the victim and his grieving family.