February 14, 2005

San Leandro Man Dies 10 Days After Hit-and-Run

Omar Fontillas of San Leandro died on February 12, 2005, of injuries he received from a hit-and-run accident that occured on Interstate 980 in Oakland on February 2, 2005.

From news reports, it is unclear whether Fontillas had stopped to assist another motorist or he was the driver who needed assistance. Fontillas was struck by an SUV, which subsequently fled the scene.

Police are looking for a 1989 light green Ford Bronco with a tan top that struck Fontillas. If you've seen the Bronco or have any information about the hit-and-run, contact the California Highway Patrol at (510) 450-3821.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at February 14, 2005 12:53 PM | TrackBack
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