Hit-And-Run Driver Nabbed; Linked To Fatal Crash In Desert Hot Springs
Fire Engine and Sheriffs Car at Emergency Scene. Photo by Alpha Media USA Portland OR

The driver who fled the scene after running over a pedestrian in Desert Hot Springs last week is now in custody, facing a 2nd degree murder charge.

 

Detectives in Desert Hot Springs arrested 51 year old Sheila Johnson on Thursday September 1st 2022 on East Palm Canyon Drive near Camino Parocela in Palm Springs.

 

She ran over 58 year old Paul Nava on Palm Drive near Buena Vista Avenue in DHS on Weds August 24th and kept right on driving, did not stop to render aid to the victim.

 

Nava died from injuries sustained in the crash.

 

Fire Engine and Sheriffs Car at Emergency Scene.

Photo by Alpha Media USA Portland OR