50-Year-Old Man Hit and Killed by Vehicle on South Riverside Avenue in Rialto


Transient Man Killed in Rialto Pedestrian Accident on South Riverside Avenue

50-Year-Old Man Hit and Killed by Vehicle on South Riverside Avenue in Rialto

Rialto, California – A 50-year-old man was killed on Monday night following a Rialto pedestrian accident in the 600 block of South Riverside Avenue, according to the Rialto Police Department.

According to the police report, a man, believed to be a transient, was walking across Riverside Avenue when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck traveling southbound on Riverside Avenues.

Prelimenary investigation showed that the driver of the Tacoma stopped alongside the victim before continuing to drive along Riverside, then west on Randall Avenue.

The fatal incident happened at around 10:19 p.m. October 12. just south of Merrill Avenue.

Paramedics responded to the crash and pronounced the victim dead. His name was not released pending family notification.

Police are searching for the suspect and and the suspect’s vehicle, which police described as a silver or gray, 2001 to 2004 Toyota Tacoma four-door pickup truck with a camper shell, possible damage on the driver’s side headlight, grill and hood, and missing its driver’s side parking light.

More details about the crash were not provided.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

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