For Immediate Release
|Date||December 20, 2001|
|Contact||Sergeant Don Taulli|
Location: Keller Av. W/of Jones Av.
Time: 2:40 PM
Pedestrian: Jesus Susatesugui (6)
Driver: Cesilia Ledesma (23)
Ms. Ledesma was driving a 1988 Lincoln Continental W/on Keller Av. from Jones Av. Jesus Susatesugui was walking W/on the N/sidewalk of Keller Av. from Jones Av. with another child. Jesus Susatesugui suddenly darted across the street and into the side of the vehicle driven by Ms. Ledesma. Ms. Ledesma applied the brakes but was unable to avoid the collision.
Jesus Susatesugui suffered a fractured L/leg and numerous abrasions. The child was treated at the scene by members of the Riverside Fire Department. He was then transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he is being treated by the emergency room medical staff.
The collision is being investigated by the Riverside Police Department Traffic Division.