Joshua Paul Weber Arrested after Hit-and-Run on Chestnut Avenue [Carlsbad, CA]

Joshua Paul Weber Arrested after Hit-and-Run on Chestnut Avenue [Carlsbad, CA]

Joshua Paul Weber Arrested after Hit-and-Run on Chestnut Avenue [Carlsbad, CA]
Joshua Paul Weber Arrested after Hit-and-Run on Chestnut Avenue [Carlsbad, CA]

15-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash Near Highland Drive 

CARLSBAD, CA (December 19, 2023) – Police arrested Joshua Paul Weber Tuesday afternoon following a hit-and-run crash on Chestnut Avenue. 

Police responded to reports of the collision around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Highland Drive. 

Upon arrival, the officers learned that a southbound vehicle on Highland Drive hit the pedestrian crossing in an unmarked crosswalk. 

Following the collision, the driver exited his vehicle and moved the victim off the roadway and onto the sidewalk. The suspect then fled the scene before the authorities arrived. 

Responding units from the Carlsbad Fire Department transported the 15-year-old girl to a hospital for significant injuries. 

Later, the Carlsbad Police Department managed to identify and arrest 42-year-old Joshua Paul Weber of Winchester. Officials booked Weber into the San Diego County Jail for felony hit-and-run. 

Additionally, a portion of the road was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Those with additional information about the Chestnut Avenue hit-and-run are encouraged to contact Officer Ricardo Huerta at 442-339-5621.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


If you or a family member has suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. Let us help you protect your legal rights and pursue compensation. Our seasoned personal injury attorneys will fight by your side and get what you rightfully deserve. Call us today at 1-800-900-0000 to speak with an expert legal professional free of charge.


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