Pico Rivera, CA – UPDATE: Yessenia Sanchez Identified in Rooks Rd. Hit-and-Run
Pico Rivera, CA (March 14, 2023) – The woman who was killed in a car accident in Pico Rivera has been identified by police. The accident originally occurred around 11:20 p.m. at the intersection of Rooks Road and Rose Hills Road.
Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report regarding the crash. According to officials, two women were walking southbound on the curb of Rooks Road when they were hit by a car. One of the women, 36-year-old Yessenia Sanchez, suffered critical injuries. Rescue officials performed live-saving measures, but Sanchez died at the crash scene. The other woman that was with her was seriously injured and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Police say that the driver of the car fled the scene in the aftermath of the crash. There is no description of the vehicle or the suspect available at this time.
Officials are still searching for the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of Yessenia Sanchez following this deadly hit-and-run accident in Pico Rivera.