Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 20, 2001
Contact Sergeant Don Taulli
Phone (909) 826-5576
Fax (909) 351-6038


Major Injury Traffic Collision

Location: Keller Av. W/of Jones Av.
Time: 2:40 PM

Pedestrian: Jesus Susatesugui (6)
Riverside, Ca.

Driver: Cesilia Ledesma (23)
Riverside, Ca.

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.