According to Sgt. Bill Pratt of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department on June 28, 2015, about 8:30 pm, officers from the Temecula Police Department responded to a reported hit and run traffic collision involving a motorcyclist with serious injuries in the 31800 block of Rancho California Road in the city of Temecula. The suspect in the hit and run, Benjamin Liano, 22, of Temecula, was detained nearby.
The motorcyclist was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Liano displayed symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was booked into the Southwest Detention Center for suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.
Anyone with information for this case should contact Officer Epp of the Temecula Police Department Traffic Reconstruction Team at (951) 696-3073.
|oroner’s File #:||2015-06699|
|First Name:||Alexander||Age:||24 Years|
|City of Residence:||Temecula, Ca.||Next of Kin Notified:||Yes|
|Date of Death:||06/29/2015||Time of Death:||0016||Hours|
|Date of Injury:||06/28/2015||Time of Injury:||2030||Hours|
|Location of Death:||Inland Valley Regional Medical Center|
|Location of Injury:||Rancho California Road, 100 feet west of Humber Road, Temecula|
|Agency Investigating:||Riverside County Sheriff-Southwest (Temecula Police)|