Alton PD investigating death of woman found on road side

The Alton police department is investigating the death of a woman who was discovered by the side of a road Saturday.

Alton police reported 22-year-old Yvette Yvonne Hernandez was found with serious bodily injuries on the side of the 800 Block of Bryan Road in Alton.

Police responded to the scene around 6:14 p.m. and said preliminary reports indicate she had jumped out of a moving vehicle, according to a news release issued by Alton PD.

Medical staff arrived on the scene and took Hernandez to a local hospital where she later died.

The Alton Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is conducting the investigation into her death.

Anyone with information should contact the Alton Police Department at (956) 432-0700 or the Crime Stoppers line at (956) 584-8477.