City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20120914-129
Friday, September 14, 2012

Motorcyclist Dead, Driver Arrested in Hit and Run

September 13, 2012 at 7:10 p.m., the Sacramento Police Department responded to a vehicle accident involving a vehicle and a motorcyclist at 24th Street and 45th Avenue.  The vehicle fled the scene leaving the injured motorcyclist in the roadway. 

The fleeing motorist was located and arrested.  The driver was identified as Victoria Brinkley-Hunter, 57.   Brinkley-Hunter was later booked on felony hit and run and driving under the influence.

Traffic units responded investigated.

The 45-year-old male motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital and later succumbed to his injuries. 

The Sacramento Police Department asks anyone with information pertaining to or who has witnessed this accident, to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Victoria Brinkley-Hunter, 57

Victoria Brinkley-Hunter, 57

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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