Man in Wheelchair Severely Injured in Hit-and-Run at Baseline and Sterling
HIGHLAND (February 27, 2019) – An alleged hit-and-run driver was arrested after a crash that severely injured a man in a wheelchair at Baseline Street and Sterling Avenue Sunday, according to The Press Enterprise.
The motorist, 37-year-old Desiree Shante Every, is the suspect of the tragic accident which occurred on February 24 at about 2:30 a.m.
As per the article, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident began when a man in a wheelchair entered the road at that intersection of Baseline Street and Sterling Avenue.
For an unknown reason, the man was struck by a vehicle driven by Every west on Baseline. The victim was left suffering from injuries considered as life-threatening.
Suspect Desiree Every, 37, Arrested For Hit-and-Run
The man was then immediately transported to the hospital for treatment. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that Every did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The Perris woman was later arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run causing injury, a felony.
She was released Wednesday after posting a $50,000 bail. Every reportedly has an active case after receiving a ticket accusing her of driving at an unsafe speed in November and convictions for unsafe speed (two), driving without wearing a seat belt, driving faster than 65 mph and talking on a phone without using a hands-free device.
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