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Posted on: February 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fatal Traffic Collision
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:February 11, 2021Time:11:45 PM
Incident Date:February 11, 2021Time:8:10 PM
Incident Location:Ramona Expressway and 7th St., San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Dawn Blair
File Number(s):I210420115


Details:

On Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 8:16pm, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, San Jacinto Station, responded to a major injury traffic collision, near the intersection of Ramona Expressway and 7th St. in the City of San Jacinto. Deputies arrived at the scene within minutes and located a collision involving five vehicles. One occupant in a black Nissan Armada and two occupants in a white Kia Optima were pronounced deceased at the scene. A third occupant in the Kia Optima was transported to Riverside University Health System (RUHS) in critical condition and later succumbed to her injuries. The identities of the deceased are not being released at this time. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision. The investigation is on-going.

The San Jacinto Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the scene of the collision and assumed the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and has not been interviewed is encouraged to call Deputy Munoz at the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station, (951) 654-2702.

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


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