59-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed in a Hit-and-Run Crash on Sierra Highway
LANCASTER, CA (August 4, 2022) – Monday morning, a hit-and-run crash on Sierra Highway claimed the life of Martin Contreras.
The incident happened on August 1st, at around 12:51 a.m., on Sierra Highway north of Avenue I.
Contreras was riding along the highway when he was fatally struck by a white GMC Yukon. The driver of the Yukon then fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured man.
When emergency medics arrived, they pronounced Contreras dead at the scene.
The Yukon was later found by police, it had been abandoned by the driver.
Authorities are currently investigating the hit-and-run collision. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Lancaster Sheriff’s Station at 661-948-8466, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
No words can mend the broken hearts, and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Martin Contreras.
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