CHP: Man, 70, in serious condition after apparent hit-and-run collision

Kevin MacMillan
Sierra Sun

CARNELIAN BAY, Calif. and#8212; A 70-year-old man is in serious condition at Renown Regional Medical Center after he was struck during a Sunday morning run in an alleged hit-and-run collision, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred some time between 8:40 a.m. and 9:05 a.m. Sunday, according to a Tuesday afternoon CHP news release, when an unknown vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 28 just west of Sahara Drive crossed onto the shoulder and struck Richard Mollberg, 70, of Lafayette, Calif.

Mollberg suffered and#8220;majorand#8221; external and internal injuries and was transported to Renown in Reno, according to CHP.

and#8220;The impact from the vehicle jettisoned Mollberg on the snow-covered right shoulder … Mollberg was located by a passing motorist who stopped to render aid,and#8221; according to the news release.

The collision is under investigation; any witnesses are asked to call the CHP office in Truckee at 530-582-7570.

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