Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 16, 2002
Contact Sergeant Randy Eggleston
Phone (909) 826-5237
Fax (909) 351-6051


RTA Bus / Pedestrian Collision

Riverside - At approximately 7:07pm on 12-16-02, officers responded to the intersection of Linden and Canyon Crest regarding an RTA bus collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival to the scene of the collision, officers discovered that the involved pedestrian was trapped under the rear axle of the RTA bus.

Personnel from the Riverside Fire Department worked diligently to free the pedestrian from beneath the bus. Officers from the Major Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. The cause of the collision has not been determined pending further investigation into the collision.

The pedestrian was transported to Riverside Community Hospital to be treated for her injuries.