CHP investigating pedestrian hit-and-run

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Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run motorist whose vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian Saturday on Old Highway 99 in Colusa County. 

The Williams Area CHP responded to a call shortly after 8:30 PM on Saturday, March 9, for a call of a vehicle versus a pedestrian on Old Highway 99 just south of Myers Road. 

Robert Francis, 51, of Arbuckle, was transported by air ambulance to Enloe Medical Center for major injuries, CHP Press Information Officer Franco Castillo said. 

“Francis was on the southbound right shoulder walking partially in the roadway when he was struck from behind by a vehicle traveling in the same direction,” Castillo said. 

The suspect vehicle described as a light-colored sedan with front end damage to the right portion of the vehicle. Anyone having information regarding the identity of the driver or the location of the vehicle is asked to call the Williams CHP office at (530) 473-2821. Callers can remain anonymous. ■

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.