WALNUT –Authorities are requesting help from the public in identifying and locating a hit-and-run suspect that was involved in a collision that killed a motorcyclist last month in the Walnut area.
The incident took place at about 8 p.m. on July 10 on the eastbound side of the Pomona (60) Freeway near Grand Avenue according to reports from the California Highway Patrol.
Daniel Gutierrez, 39, of Riverside was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later according to CHP reports.
The vehicle hit-and-run suspect was driving was described only as an older-model red Freightliner semi truck that was pulling a red trailer.
Gutierrez was riding a 2016 Harley-Davidson when was struck by a car that was spinning out of control after it had collided with two big rigs, the red freightliner continued driving as if nothing had happened, the CHP reported.
A news conference was planned by CHP officers later to appeal to the public for their help in finding the driver of the red freightliner.
Anyone with any information about the accident is urged to call the CHP’s Baldwin Park Area office at (626) 338-1164