SAN LORENZO — A driver suspected of fleeing the scene after his automobile struck and killed a 56-year-old man crossing a road Sunday morning was later arrested, the California Freeway Patrol mentioned.
The identify of the person killed was not instantly launched.
The deadly collision occurred about 8:52 a.m. Sunday on northbound Hesperian Boulevard south of Bockman Highway.
The CHP mentioned the 56-year-old man was crossing Hesperian Boulevard outdoors of a marked crosswalk when he was hit and killed by a black 2007 Ford Mustang that saved going north on Hesperian Boulevard.
CHP Officer Jennifer Pabst mentioned the Mustang was discovered unoccupied by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies a short while later, a half-mile away from the scene of the collision, in a residential space.
Pabst mentioned it was later decided the driving force, a 20-year-old Hayward man, had left the Mustang within the residential space, walked again to the place the person had been hit, then returned to the Mustang, the place deputies arrested him.
The CHP mentioned there was no indication the driving force knew the person killed. Alcohol or drug impairment shouldn’t be a suspected issue within the collision.
The motive force was booked at Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and hit-and-run inflicting dying, each felonies. He was being held Monday in lieu of $85,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.
The CHP investigation is constant. Anybody with info is requested to name the CHP at 510-901-0373.