An unidentified driver ran from the scene of a high-speed crash that killed a 57-year-old man in San Bernardino on Tuesday evening, March 8, police said.
The crash happened at about 10:05 p.m. when a Dodge Challenger was headed north on South Pepper Avenue and struck the rear of a Toyota Corolla headed the same direction at a high rate of speed, the San Bernardino Police Department said in a news release. The force from the crash caused the Toyota to crash into a streetlight, authorities said.
The driver of the Dodge fled the scene on foot and was not found, police said.
The driver of the Toyota, Martin Villegas of San Bernardino, had critical injuries and died at a hospital, authorities said.
Anyone with information about the crash was asked to contact Detective Dan Acosta at 909-384-5792.