Early Morning Hit and Run sends Watsonville Man to the Hospital with major injuries

Watsonville, CA…On 12/18/2013 at approximately 5:20am.  Richard T. Cordero, 46 was in the roadway on Freedom Blvd when he was suddenly struck by a “White Vehicle” traveling southbound on Freedom Blvd. toward Watsonville. A witness described the suspect vehicle as a “White vehicle” but did not recall any additional information. Cordero sustained major injuries as a result of the collision and was transported, via CalSTAR air ambulance to Valley Medical Center. CHP Officer B. Danenhaur is investigating this collision. The CHP would like anyone with information about this collision or the suspect vehicle to call the Santa Cruz CHP Office at (831)662-0511.