RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Fatal Traffic Collision|
|Station Area:||Jurupa Valley|
|Written Date:||January 2, 2020||Time:||3:00 AM|
|Incident Date:||January 1, 2020||Time:||7:15 PM|
|Incident Location:||Rubidoux Blvd. and 26th Street|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant R. Torres|
On Friday January 1, 2021 deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station responded to a major injury, two vehicle traffic collision. Deputies arrived and located an unresponsive female driver in Jeep Cherokee. Life saving measures were performed and she was transported to a local hospital via ambulance. She later succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The passenger was ejected from the Jeep Cherokee as it rolled after being broadsided by a white BMW passenger vehicle. The passenger was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The sole occupant of the second vehicle, a white BMW was also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision, the investigation is on-going. The identity of the involved parties is not being released at this time.
The Jurupa Valley Traffic Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision and has not been interviewed is encouraged to call Deputy Powell at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station, (951) 955.2600
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