San Jacinto: Man Backs Over & Kills a Boy as he Sat on the Ground Behind the Vehicle Monday

On Monday, February 11, 2019, about 3:45 PM, officers of the San Jacinto Police Department responded to the 300 block of East Third Street in the city of San Jacinto regarding the report of pedestrian injured in a traffic collision.

The investigation revealed that an adult male was backing a vehicle from a residential driveway and collided with a boy who had been on the ground near the rear of the vehicle.

The boy sustained major injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he died. The adult male remained at the scene and was cooperative during the investigation. The San Jacinto Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation, which is still ongoing.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision and has not been interviewed is encouraged to call Officer Rutigliano at the San Jacinto Department, (951) 654-2702.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department