Pedestrian Killed and Two Others Critically Injured in Intentional Vehicle Collision in Downtown Reno, Suspect in Custody
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, April 4, 2023 12:04 pm
NEVADA – A man has been arrested and is now in police custody after a car hit three people near downtown Reno on Monday evening.
According to the Reno Police Department, David Turner, 57, faces one count of open murder and two counts of attempted murder. The incident occurred at around 7 p.m. on April 3 when officers responded to a report of a vehicle hitting pedestrians in the vicinity of E. 4th St. and Line Drive, near the CARES Campus.
Upon arriving at the scene, they found three people injured and immediately transported them to the hospital. According to police reports, Turner, who was the driver of the vehicle, stopped at a motel’s parking lot located nearby, where he met with the responding officers.
In his statement, Turner admitted to intentionally hitting the three pedestrians. The three victims were rushed to the hospital, but unfortunately, one of them later passed away due to the severity of their injuries.
The other two victims are still in critical.
Credits: Fox Reno
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