One person was injured in a San Bernardino hit-and-run collision the morning of December 12, 2013. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the injury crash occurred on the northbound Interstate 15, north of Kenwood Avenue. California Highway Patrol officials say a Hyundai Elantra swerved into an adjoining lane of northbound traffic and was struck in the rear by a northbound Toyota Tacoma. The driver of the Tacoma complained of chest and back pain.
However, the driver of the Elantra, who apparently caused the crash, took off. He was spotted leaving the scene of the crash by an investigator with the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office. The investigator stopped the vehicle. CHP officers, who investigated, later determined that the driver of the Elantra was under the influence of a controlled substance. The female driver, Shelley Valadez, 57, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and driving under the influence.
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