Turlock Police Department responded to a hit and run collision, at approximately 6:15am, on Lander Avenue near B Street in Turlock. A vehicle struck a pedestrian who was pushing a shopping cart across the street. The victim has been identified by family members as Emanuel Machado, 52 of Turlock. Emanuel suffered life threatening injuries, was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, and is currently on life support.
Witnesses described the vehicle that fled the scene as a dark colored SUV, possibly a 2002-2003 Ford Escape. The vehicle may have damage to the passenger side.
Anyone who may have information regarding this Hit and Run collision is asked to contact Turlock Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team Investigator Mike Simbalenko at 664-7380.
The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.