ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- Broken pieces of plastic and glass were strewn across Midway Drive and Washington Avenue in Escondido after a hit-and-run crash Monday.
“Mine got hit from the back of it and then pushed it forward, and my car went under the one in front of it, “said Jamie Hernandez, whose ’98 Nissan was totaled by a driver who then took off.
The only clue was the driver’s bumper left behind.
Hernandez said Midway Dr. is a hotbed for drag racing. What’s worse? In March, a driver hit his family’s other car. In that case, neighbors tracked down the driver. This time, police say they don’t have much to go on.
I can’t really say bad words but it’s the worst. I want to be face to face with them and ask, 'What’s wrong with you?'”
Jaime has basic car insurance but said it's not enough to cover a new car. With two kids and the holidays coming, he said he won’t be getting a new vehicle anytime soon.