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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Wednesday November 29th, 2017 :: 03:36 p.m. PST

Advisory

Reckless Driver Causes Injury Accident in Riverbank

Riverbank, CA - On 11-28-17 at about 5:05 p.m., Riverbank Police Services deputies responded to a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Patterson Road and Snedigar Road. When deputies arrived, they learned that 29-year-old Felix Wilkerson was driving in excess of 75 MPH on Patterson Road when he struck a vehicle at the intersection and then fled the scene.

Wilkerson was followed by alert citizens from Patterson Road to Eleanor Avenue where he drove off the roadway and into a pasture. The citizens were able to stop Wilkerson and keep him from leaving until deputies arrived.

A woman and two children were in the vehicle struck by Wilkerson. One of the passengers was a four-year-old child, and she was transported by helicopter to the emergency room with a head injury. The woman and second child in the vehicle were transported to the hospital for treatment. There are no updates on the condition of the 4-year-old child.

Wilkerson was arrested for felony hit and run and reckless driving.

If you have any information on this investigation, please call Deputy McCulloch at 209-869-7162.

If you have any tips, you can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at http://www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing Tip704; plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.

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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
250 Hackett Road
Modesto, CA 95358

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-567-4401

Anthony Bejaran
PIO
abejaran@stanislaussheriff.com
209-567-4401

Snedigar Rd & Patterson Rd
Oakdale, CA 95361

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