Driver Flees Scene After Pico Rivera Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

Authorities are continuing their investigation into a tragic incident in Pico Rivera on Sunday night, when a driver plowed into two pedestrians, killing one and leaving the other injured.

The crash occurred around 11:20 p.m. near the intersection of Rooks and Rose Hills roads, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Two women were walking southbound on the curb of Rooks Road when they were struck by a vehicle traveling in the same direction.

The driver took off, fleeing south and out of view according to officials. Los Angeles County firefighters responded and provided life-saving measures, but one of the victims, identified as Yesenia Sanchez, 36, of Los Angeles was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries

No further details about the Pico Rivera crash, including information about the suspect vehicle or driver, have been released. Authorities are continuing their investigation and are asking for anyone with information to come forward and contact them.  They also urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

The Sheriff’s Department is looking for witnesses to help them identify the driver who struck and killed one woman and seriously injured another in Pico Rivera Sunday night. They hope that anyone with information can come forward so justice can be served. Any information provided could greatly assist investigators in their efforts to bring closure to the family of the victim.

The department continues to urge anyone with information about this incident to contact them and remind everyone to always be safe when walking or driving on the roads.  No one should have to go through a tragedy like this, and the authorities want justice for those involved.  If you know anything that can help, please contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. 

Farahi Law Firm is dedicated to helping victims of tragic incidents like this and their families. We understand the pain and suffering associated with these types of events and are here to provide you with legal advice and assistance in any way we can. Please reach out to us if you have any questions or need help in the aftermath of a tragedy like this one. You are not alone. Consultation is free.

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