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Posted on: December 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Collision with Major Injuries



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Traffic Collision with Major Injuries
Station Area:San Jacinto
Written Date:December 22, 2019Time:4:30 PM
Incident Date:December 22, 2019Time:1:09 PM
Incident Location:1800 Block of South San Jacinto, San Jacinto
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mike Heath
File Number(s):I193560061


On Sunday, December 22, 2019, at about 1:09 PM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, San Jacinto Station, arrived at the parking lot of a business in the 1800 block of South San Jacinto, regarding a traffic collision with major injuries. Deputies located several people suffering from various injuries, along with numerous damaged vehicles. Several people were transported to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed a silver Chevy pickup truck was traveling southbound through the parking lot when it struck a vehicle traveling northbound through the parking lot. The Chevy truck continued southbound through the parking lot, striking several other vehicles, which were pushed into pedestrians. The driver of the truck was identified and interviewed. At this time, alcohol or drug impairment do not appear to be a factor in the collision.

This investigation is ongoing, anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Cox at the San Jacinto Station, 951-654-2702.

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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