STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (February 26, 2017) – 40-year-old Sylvester Moore was involved in a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident on the 5 freeway at the Monte Diablo Avenue off-ramp Sunday evening, according to a police report. (map)
The crash occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m. Moore was crossing the median on the southbound side of the 5 Freeway at the off-ramp of Monte Diablo Avenue. The driver of a black Buick SUV struck Moore and according to a police, Moore left the scene after being hit by the vehicle.
Officers were dispatched to the scene. Moore was later found at his home at the 2700 block of Monte Diablo with injuries to his back. No other information was given in the report as to the severity of his injuries. Moore was transported to the hospital for the treatment of those injuries.
An investigation is on going to determine the cause of the collision.
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