Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision Update – $10,000 Reward Offered

On Monday, August 10, 2014, at about 2:00 AM, members of the Riverside Police and Fire Departments responded to reports of a collision involving a vehicle vs. a bicycle near the intersection of Magnolia Ave. and Beechwood P1. D’Andre Sutherland, a 27 year old Riverside resident was located by a passing motorist after he had been struck by a vehicle. Sutherland was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he was pronounced deceased due to his injuries.
The vehicle that struck Sutherland did not stop after the collision and fled the scene. The vehicle sustained significant frontend and windshield damage. It was last seen traveling north on Magnolia from Beechwood.
Members of the Riverside Major Accident Investigations Team (M.A.I.T.) and detectives from the Riverside Police Traffic Investigations unit conducted an extensive investigation to locate and identify the hit and run driver who struck Sutherland. Detectives have yet been able to identify the suspect or vehicle involved in the collision with Sutherland through their investigation.
Riverside City Council working with the Riverside Police Department has authorized a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the unknown driver. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Riverside Police Traffic Detective F. Soria at (951) 826-8720.

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