Bicyclist Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run on Grapefruit Boulevard [Indio, CA]

Bicyclist Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run on Grapefruit Boulevard [Indio, CA]

Bicyclist Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run on Grapefruit Boulevard [Indio, CA]
Bicyclist Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run on Grapefruit Boulevard [Indio, CA]

54-Year-Old Coachella Man Killed after Bicycle Collision in Indio

INDIO, CA (December 26, 2023) – Thursday evening, a hit-and-run collision on Grapefruit Boulevard claimed the life of one person. 

The deadly crash happened around 11:30 p.m. at the northbound 54000 of Grapefruit Boulevard. 

According to the CHP, an unknown southbound vehicle hit a man riding a bike in the northbound lanes. 

Afterward, a second vehicle hit the victim and stopped to contact emergency dispatch. 

Reports said the first driver involved did not pull over to render aid to the victim and fled the scene. 

Tragically, the first responders declared the bicyclist dead at the scene. Officials only identified the deceased victim as a 54-year-old man from Coachella. 

At this time, the police have not provided any additional information about the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle. 

Those who witnessed the Grapefruit Boulevard hit-and-run are encouraged to contact (760) 772-5300.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim.


Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, We understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and we are here to help. Our wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let us help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call us today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.


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