Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 19, 2002
Contact Sergeant Randy Eggleston
Phone (909) 826-5567
Fax (909) 351-6051


Bus Collision

Riverside, Ca-  At approximately 1549 hours on 11-19-02, officers responded to the intersection of Magnolia and Golden regarding a traffic collision between an RTA bus and three other vehicles.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the RTA bus was traveling eastbound on Magnolia and entered the intersection at Golden on a red light.  The RTA bus struck a1985 Toyota Camry, and 2001 GMC Pick-up truck and a 2001 Dodge Pick-up truck in the intersection.  The driver and passenger of the Toyota Camry were taken to Kaiser Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  Four passengers on the bus were taken to local hospitals for treatment of complaint of pain injuries.  The occupants in both pick-up trucks were not injured.

The investigation into the collision has been forwarded to the Traffic Detectives for follow-up.