RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Fatal Traffic Collision|
|Station Area:||Jurupa Valley|
|Written Date:||June 6, 2021||Time:||8:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||June 6, 2021||Time:||4:30 PM|
|Incident Location:||20th Street and Market Street, Jurupa Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Iemsisanith|
On Sunday, June 6, 2021, about 4:30 P.M., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Jurupa Valley Station, were dispatched to the report of a major injury collision near the intersection of 20th Street and Market Street, in the city of Jurupa Valley. Deputies arrived on-scene and found two vehicles involved, a blue 2014 Honda Accord and an off-road vehicle (quad). Deputies located the rider of the off-road vehicle who suffered severe, life-threatening injuries, and was transported to a local hospital but was pronounced deceased. The driver and passenger of the blue Honda Accord were not injured.
The Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation. Preliminary investigation indicates the rider of the off-road vehicle was traveling westbound on 20th street onto Market Street and collided with the Honda Accord driving southbound on Rubidoux Boulevard approaching Market Street. 20th Street and Market Street was closed for the duration of the investigation.
The identities of the involved parties, including the deceased, will not be released pending further investigation and the notification to the next of kin. At this time, it remains unknown if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the collision.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Petersen at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-955-2600 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.
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