Escondido Police Seek Help Finding Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed 72-Year-Old in Mobility Scooter

Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego
An Escondido Police cruiser. Photo courtesy Escondido Police.

Authorities reached out to the public Monday for help identifying a motorist involved in a weekend hit-and-run crash that fatally injured a 72-year-old man in Escondido.

The driver’s white Mercedes-Benz sedan struck David Cisneros of Escondido as the victim was crossing the 2300 block of East Valley Parkway on his mobility scooter about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police and the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Following the deadly collision, the motorist fled. Paramedics took Cisneros to Palomar Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead early Sunday morning.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Officer Paul Smyth of the Escondido Police Department at 760-839-4423.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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