RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Fatal Traffic Collision|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley |
|Written Date:||September 18, 2020||Time:||1:30 PM|
|Incident Date:||September 17, 2020||Time:||8:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||Iris Avenue / Perris Boulevard, Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Nathan Kaas|
On September 17, 2020, at 8:02 PM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision on Iris Avenue near Perris Boulevard. Callers reported a pedestrian was struck by a car. The pedestrian was transported to a local area hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.
The Moreno Valley Traffic Reconstruction Team arrived and assumed the investigation.
Westbound Iris Avenue between Wedow Drive and Perris Boulevard will remain closed for the duration of the investigation.
The identity of the deceased subject is pending confirmation and notification to next of kin by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office. The identity of the driver of the vehicle involved will not be released at this time. Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor.
Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to called Deputy Chris Loucks at the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-486-6832 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.
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