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Posted on: November 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Traffic Collision – DUI Related


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Fatal Traffic Collision – DUI Related
Station Area:Perris
Written Date:11/10/19Time:1:16 AM
Incident Date:11/09/19Time:7:15 PM
Incident Location:Dunlap Drive and San Jacinto Avenue, Perris
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Orlando Castañeda
File Number(s):PE193130078


On November 9, 2019 at 7:15 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputies assigned to the city of Perris, responded to a report of a traffic collision at Dunlap Drive and San Jacinto Avenue.  The driver, Lizbet Diaz, 27-years-old of Riverside, was traveling eastbound on San Jacinto Avenue at a high rate of speed.  Diaz collided with two parked vehicles and a pedestrian who was walking on the eastbound shoulder of San Jacinto Avenue. The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene.  During the investigation, deputies determined alcohol was a factor in the collision. Diaz was arrested and booked at Cois Byrd Detention Center after receiving precautionary medical treatment. 

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive.  To report drunk drivers, please call 911. This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this incident are requested to contact Deputy Kiebach at the Perris Sheriff’s Station by calling 951-210-1150.  

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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