Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Dawn Blair
File # I220850087
On March 26, 2022, about 6:27 PM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, San Jacinto Station, responded to the report of a major-injury traffic collision on Lake Park Drive, south of Soboba Road, in the city of San Jacinto. Deputies arrived on-scene and located a male subject who was riding a bicycle and collided into a black Honda Civic. The male subject was alive, but unresponsive and transported to a local hospital for major injuries. The driver of the Honda was not injured and remained on scene to cooperate with the investigation.
The San Jacinto Sheriff’s Department Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The investigation revealed the subject was riding a bicycle in the number two lane of southbound Lake Park Drive as the Honda was traveling within the number one lane of southbound Lake Park Drive. As the Honda passed the bicyclist, the bicyclist veered into the number one lane, colliding into the passenger side of the Honda, causing the subject to fall off the bicycle. The driver of the Honda stopped immediately to render aid to the bicyclist and contact law enforcement. It is unknow if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision. The identity of the involved parties will not be released at this time.
The traffic collision investigation required the temporary closure of Lake Park Drive.
Anyone who witnessed the traffic collision or has any information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Ray Cortez of the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station at 951-654-2702 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.
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