RIVERSIDE– A pedestrian sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Monday night in the City of Riverside. At around 9;21 p.m. dispatchers received multiple reports of the vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Jurupa Avenue just east of Magnolia Avenue. When police and fire personnel arrived they located a pedestrian suffering from major injuries. Shortly after, Riverside Fire pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
Witnesses told authorities that the silver Ford Focus was driving westbound on Jurupa Avenue in the #1 lane. As the Focus drove, the Riverside resident crossed the street, outside of the crosswalk, from the south to north side of Jurupa Avenue. The vehicle struck the pedestrian.
The investigation is ongoing, and the pedestrian’s name is being withheld so that family can first be notified. Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to call Riverside Police Traffic Detective F. Soria at (951) 826-8720.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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