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Caltrans Worker Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) — A Caltrans worker was hospitalized with severe injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver near downtown Riverside.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Monday at the Highway 91 off-ramp at 14th Street.

The driver sped away, but Riverside police did catch up with him about a mile from the scene.

He is now being investigated by California Highway Patrol officers. The off-ramp at 14th Street was closed for the investigation.