Michael Watkins, 35, Killed in Pittsburg Hit-and-Run on Buchanan Road
PITTSBURG (October 21, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident along Buchanan Road early Saturday morning, according to East Bay Times.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Michael Watkins, of Antioch.
As per the article, Pittsburg police said Watkins was apparently walking westbound on the shoulder of Buchanan Road when he was struck by a vehicle that was headed east at the time.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Pittsburg, October 20
The collision was reported at around 4:30 a.m. near Meadows Avenue.
Paramedics responded to the area and found Watkins lying unconscious in the roadway. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled after the crash. The suspect car was described as a possible Ford F-150 pickup with a sunroof.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Pittsburg police tip line at 925-252-4040.