The victim who suffered life threatening injuries in the Sunday October 30th hit and run collision succumbed from those critical injuries on Saturday November 5, 2016. The victim is identified as Alexandria Arceneaux, a 20 year old UCSC student. Alexandria’s family is from Los Angeles and has been by her side at the hospital since the collision.
Detectives are actively investigating the hit and run incident that occurred on October 30, 2016 at 1:55am After processing the evidence and consulting with local car parts experts, it was confirmed that the vehicle involved in the collision was a 2010-2012 Silver Honda CRV (Similar to the photo below). The suspect’s silver-colored Honda CRV would have passenger side front bumper damage.
On Sunday morning, October 30th, at approximately 1:55am, officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian injury collision. The suspect vehicle struck a pedestrian just south of the railroad tracks on southbound Highway 1 between River St and Mission St. The vehicle described as a silver colored Honda CRV fled the scene without stopping. The victim, a 20 year old female UCSC student, was transported to a Bay Area Trauma Center. She is in critical condition.
The victim was struck while crossing Highway 1. The victim was not in a crosswalk. She was walking home from a Halloween event on River St with friends.
Release of the victim’s name is pending notification to the family.
Santa Cruz Police Investigators are asking the community to be on the lookout for 2010-2011 Silver Honda CRV (Similar to the one at right) with passenger side front bumper damage. If you have noticed anything unusual about a similar vehicle matching the description in your neighborhoods, workplaces and parking lots, please report it.
Anyone who has information about the suspect car and driver, or may have witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact SCPD at 831- 420-5820.
Anonymous tips can also be sent to the police department through our Tip Line (831) 420-5995, or from our Website; www.santacruzpolice.com. Tipsters can also submit an anonymous tip via our smartphone app or from an SMS text. Visit our Website for instructions.