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Posted on: September 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fatal Traffic Collision
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:September 5, 2020Time:8:34 AM
Incident Date:September 5, 2020Time:4:30 AM
Incident Location:Esplanade Avenue and Hewitt Street, San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mike Heath
File Number(s):I202499914


On Saturday, September 5th, 2020, at about 4:31 AM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, San Jacinto Station, responded to Esplanade Avenue and Hewitt Street, regarding a two-vehicle traffic collision. Deputies located two vehicles in the intersection. Cal-Fire was on-scene and providing medical attention to the parties involved. The parties were transported to local hospitals. Despite life-saving measures, one party succumbed to his injuries.

The San Jacinto Stations Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. They are conducting a full investigation to determine the cause of the collision. Currently, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

During the investigation, Esplanade Avenue and Hewitt Street were closed in both directions. As of the time of this release, the roadway continues to remain closed for the investigation. This investigation is ongoing, anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Wheeler at the San Jacinto Station, 951-654-2702.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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