A 40-year-old man accused of plowing into a pedestrian on a Palm Springs street and driving home with the victim splayed on the roof of his car is due back in court next week to answer charges for which he will be tried.

Randy Lee Miller is charged with hit-and-run resulting in great bodily injury and assault with a deadly weapon for the 2018 pedestrian impact that nearly killed 25-year-old Jared Wright of Palm Springs.

Following a Sept. 19 preliminary hearing at the Larson Justice Center, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Russell Moore found there was sufficient evidence to bound Miller over for trial. Moore scheduled a post-preliminary hearing arraignment for Thursday.

Miller is free on a $25,000 bond.

According to police, Miller was driving home after dropping a friend at a residence in the predawn hours of Sept. 11, 2018, when he allegedly struck Wright, who was walking along the south side of Vista Chino after leaving a bar. There is no marked shoulder space for pedestrians on that stretch of road.

Wright was flipped atop Miller’s Volkswagen Passat, busting the windshield and making a major indentation on the roof, according to investigators.

Miller later recollected pausing after the impact, but not getting out of his vehicle to check anything, and instead resuming his drive home to the 27-000 block of Avenida Quintana in Cathedral City, a distance of several miles.

Miller reached his house, where the victim was discovered atop the vehicle by witnesses, prompting calls to 911. The defendant was arrested.

Wright told police he had no recollection of being hit or the aftermath. He was roused from a coma several weeks later at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, eventually recovering from numerous broken bones.

Investigators alleged Miller was under the influence of drugs, but that charge was dismissed at the end of his preliminary hearing for lack of evidence.

He has no documented prior felony convictions.

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