Newport Beach Police Department
Arrested: Nancy Diana Flores, female Hispanic, 21-year-old resident of Paramount, California
At approximately 1:10 a.m., the Newport Beach Police Department’s Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a hit-and-run traffic collision at the intersection of Newport Boulevard and 30th Street. The collision involved a pedestrian and a grey 2007 Nissan 350z. At the time of the collision, the pedestrian was crossing the intersection and the vehicle was travelling southbound on Newport Boulevard.
The driver of the involved vehicle fled the area without stopping to render aid to the injured party. The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries during the collision and was transported to a local trauma center for medical treatment. The man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital less than an hour after the collision occurred. At this time, the man is being identified only as a 24-year-old resident of Cypress, pending notification of next of kin. Continue reading