Riverside Police Department
Press Release

 

For Immediate Release

Date June 10, 2002
Contact Sergeant Guy Toussaint 
Phone (909) 351-6050
Fax (909) 351-6038

 

Major Injury Traffic Collision

Riverside, Ca-  Mr. Melancon was driving eastbound on Jurupa Ave., when he crossed over the rooadway centerline and collided head-on with another vehicle.

All of the parties involved in the accident were treated at the scene by the Riverside Fire Department and were transported to Riverside Community Hospital via AMR ambulance. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

The Riverside Police Department’s traffic unit investigated the accident.

Driver –1: Roderick Ricky Melancon (28 years)
Residence: Riverside, Ca.
Injuries: Blunt force trauma to the body

Driver –2: Lisa Mendoza (35 years)
Residence: Riverside, Ca.
Injuries: Blunt force trauma to the body

Passenger: Lydia Mendoza (33 years)
Residence: Riverside, Ca.
Injuries: Blunt force trauma to the body

Passenger: Eleanor Mendoza (67 years)
Residence: Riverside, Ca.
Injuries: Fractured right leg