Riverside father struck by hit-and-run driver taken off life support

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- A father of two was taken off life support Tuesday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Riverside Sunday.

D'Andre Sutherland, 27, was riding his bicycle near the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Beechwood Place when he was struck by a vehicle around 2 a.m. The driver failed to stop and continued northbound on Magnolia Avenue.

Sutherland was transported to Riverside Community Hospital with a head laceration.

The suspect's vehicle was described by witnesses as a late model, silver or beige, four-door SUV, similar to a Ford Flex. Investigators believe the vehicle sustained significant damage to the front end and windshield.

Sutherland leaves behind an 11-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son. He worked both at Home Depot and Sports Chalet.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information was urged to contact Riverside Police Traffic Detective Felix Soria at (951) 826-8720.

Related topics:
riversidehit and run
Copyright © 2021 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.