||Major Injury Traffic Collision / Volunteer Employee Injury
||Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
||Limonite Avenue and Pedley Road, Jurupa Valley
||Sergeant Julio De Leon #4198
||JV192140173 / JV192150007
On 08-02-2019 at 9:47 PM, deputies assigned to the city of Jurupa Valley responded to a major injury traffic collision on Limonite Avenue and Pedley Road. A pedestrian was stuck by a vehicle traveling east on Limonite Avenue. The pedestrian was transported to a local area hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. Limonite Avenue was shut down in both directions from Pedley Road to Baldwin Avenue during the investigation.
A Sheriff’s Department volunteer in a marked Sheriff’s Department vehicle was on Limonite Avenue and Baldwin Avenue, behind road closure barriers, when his vehicle was struck by a suspected female DUI driver. The Sheriff’s Department volunteer sustained minor injuries. The suspected female DUI driver was transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She is expected to be charged with felony DUI charges.
Names will not be released at this time due to the on-going investigation. Deputies from the Jurupa Valley Station are asking for your help. Anyone who witnessed either of these collisions or has information that may be helpful to these investigations, is encouraged to contact Deputy Petersen #4449 at (951) 955-2600.
The Jurupa Valley Station would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers contemplating driving impaired, if arrested, to expect fines and fees in excess of $13,500. This includes court-imposed fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension, and other related expenses. Those who injure another party while driving impaired may face felony DUI charges and additional fines and fees. Those who kill another person while driving impaired may face murder charges. In addition to criminal sanctions, DUI drivers may also be subject to civil liability if their actions result in property damage, injury or death.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.